Search for dissertations about: "adversities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 swedish dissertations containing the word adversities.

  1. 1. Non-Suicidal Self-Injury in Swedish Adolescents Prevalence, Characteristics, Functions and Associations With Childhood Adversities

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Maria Zetterqvist; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Non-suicidal self-injury; adolescents; prevalence; functions; adversities; trauma symptoms;

    Abstract : Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI), such as intentionally cutting, burning or hitting oneself, is a behavior with potentially detrimental consequences and empirical studies are necessary to gain knowledge of how to prevent NSSI in adolescents. The aims of this thesis were to investigate the prevalence, methods, characteristics and functions of NSSI in a large community sample of Swedish adolescents, and to examine the relationship between NSSI and adverse life events and trauma symptoms. READ MORE

  2. 2. Brains, genes and environment of suicide attempters

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Fredrik Vang; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; suicide; attempted suicide; self-injury; factor analysis; psychometrics; suicide assessment scale; cortisol; hpa-axis; hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis; depression; adjustment disorder; serotonin transporter; 5HTTLPR; adversities; negative life events; globus pallidus; caudate nucleus; SPECT; MRI; volumetry; dichotic listening; brain lateralization; functional brain asymmetry;

    Abstract : Identification of symptoms or biological abnormalities that predispose to suicide or identifies specific vulnerabilities, may one day improve allocation of resources or help tailor treatment to the patient. Paper I: We compared the predictive value of symptom-oriented questions against direct questions about suicidality in assessing risk for suicide attempts. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Biopsychosocial and Long Term Perspective on Child Behavioral Problems Impact of Risk and Resilience

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Sara Agnafors; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 5-HTTLPR; BDNF Val66Met; maternal mental health; adversities; resilience; children;

    Abstract : Mental health has become a prominent issue in society. Yet, much remains unknown about the etiology of psychiatric disorders. The aim of the present thesis was to investigate the association between biological, psychological and social factors of risk and resilience and behavioral problems in a birth cohort of Swedish children. READ MORE

  4. 4. Inner strength among old people a resource for experience of health, despite disease and adversities

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Kerstin Viglund; Umeå universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Inner strength; old people; health; disease management; instrument development; mediating; structural equation modelling; qualitative content analysis; omvårdnadsforskning med samhällsvetenskaplig inriktning; omvårdnadsforskning med samhällsvetenskaplig inriktning;

    Abstract : Background Inner strength has been described as an important phenomenon in association with disease management, health, and ageing. To increase the knowledge of the phenomenon of inner strength, a meta-theoretical analysis was performed which resulted in a model of Inner Strength where inner strength comprises four interrelated and interacting dimensions; connectedness, creativity, flexibility, and firmness. READ MORE

  5. 5. Genetic and environmental influences on eating disorders and associated adversities and comorbidities

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics

    Author : Shuyang Yao; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2018]

    Abstract : Eating disorders (EDs), including anorexia nervosa (AN) and bulimia nervosa (BN), are severe psychiatric disorders. Adversities (including suicide) and comorbidities have been illustrated in clinical observations with varying sample sizes, but evidence from large epidemiological research is still lacking. READ MORE