Search for dissertations about: "amnesia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 swedish dissertations containing the word amnesia.

  1. 1. Amnesia and emotional arousal

    Author : Sven-Åke Christianson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Amnesia; memory; psychological trauma; emotional arousal; adrenalin;

    Abstract : The purpose of the present thesis was twofold. First, to study the role of emotional arousal in memory processes, and secondly, to relate this concept to empirical findings of amnesia. In both clinical and experimental settings it has been observed that remembering is impaired for events occurring prior to, and after a traumatic critical event. READ MORE

  2. 2. Studies on cellular changes and amnesia in a rat model of electroconvulsive therapy

    Author : Linda Jansson; Lund Psykiatri; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; electroconvulsive seizures; angiogenesis; glial cell activation; amnesia; lithium;

    Abstract : Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a well-established treatment for severe depressive disorder, but its clinical use has been limited by concerns about side effects such as memory disturbances. Despite over 70 years in clinical use, the exact mechanisms of action behind the therapeutic or adverse effects are not fully understood. READ MORE

  3. 3. Lithium and brain plasticity - studies on glial cell changes and electroconvulsive treatment-induced amnesia in rats

    Author : Karin Orre; Enheten för psykiatrisk neuromodulering (PNU); []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; lithium; electroconvulsive seizures; mood disorder; gliogenesis; amnesia; oligodendrogenesis; myelination; NG2 cells;

    Abstract : Depression and bipolar disorder, collectively known as mood disorders, are devastating, common and often chronic illnesses. Imaging studies of patients with mood disorders have demonstrated structural changes in several brain regions implicated in mood regulation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Astheno-emotional disorder after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Classification, outcome, and relation to anxiety and depressive disorders

    Author : Martin Rödholm; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Astheno-Emotional disorder; cognition disorders; mental fatigue; amnesia; classification; inter-rater reliability; subarachnoid hemorrhage; outcome; anxiety disorders; depressive disorders.;

    Abstract : Background: Psychiatric symptoms such as fatigue, concentration and memory difficulties, anxiety, and depressiveness are frequently reported after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH) and in various other neurological diseases. These symptoms may indicate the presence of organic psychiatric disorders (OPDs), such as the Astheno-Emotional (AE-) disorder, of anxiety or depressive disorders, or both, but psychiatric classification and differentiation between such disorders have seldom been used in follow-up studies of neurological disease. READ MORE

  5. 5. Simulated amnesia for an imaginary crime event : characteristics and consequences

    Author : Susanna Bylin; Harald Merckelbach; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; psykologi; Psychology;

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