Search for dissertations about: "anorexia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 65 swedish dissertations containing the word anorexia.

  1. 1. Anorexia Nervosa Emotion, Cognition, and Treatment

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Thomas Parling; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Anorexia Nervosa; subthreshold Anorexia Nervosa; emotional awareness; implicit attitudes; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy; alexithymia; Relational Frame Theory; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi;

    Abstract : Anorexia nervosa (AN) is a serious disorder with long-term consequences for those afflicted. No evidence-based care is available for adults with full or subthreshold AN. The thesis research investigated aspects of emotion and cognition relevant to the maintenance of AN that might inform psychological treatment. READ MORE

  2. 2. Anorexia nervosa treatment expectations, outcome and satisfaction

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Gunilla Paulson-Karlsson; Örebro universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Anorexia nervosa; treatment; adolescents; adults; expectations; outcome; predictors; weight increase; satisfaction; Medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : Anorexia nervosa is a serious mental disorder with high mortality. It has the lowest prevalence compared with other eating-disorder diagnoses and the onset is related to adolescence, with a majority of female patients. READ MORE

  3. 3. Recovery from adolescent onset anorexia nervosa a longitudinal study

    University dissertation from Umeå : Klinisk vetenskap

    Author : Karin Nilsson; Umeå universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; anorexia nervosa; adolescent onset; long-term follow-up; outcome; causes; recovery; perfectionism; patient perspectives; MEDICINE Psychiatry Child and adolescent psychiatry; MEDICIN Psykiatri Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri;

    Abstract : Anorexia Nervosa is a psychiatric illness with peak onset in ages 14-17. Most cases recover within a few years, but the illness can have a fatal outcome or long duration. Multifactor causes of anorexia nervosa include genetics, personality, family, and socio-cultural factors. READ MORE

  4. 4. Anorexia nervosa in adolescence. Course, treatment and family function

    University dissertation from Enheten för anorexi och bulimi, BUP-klin. Örnvägen 28 b, 227 32 Lund, Sverige. Tel +46 46 175064 Fax +46 46 2112138

    Author : Ulf Wallin; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psychiatry; Family Therapy Outcome Follow-up.; Body Awareness Therapy; Anorexia nervosa; Family Function; clinical psychology; psychosomatics; Psykiatri; klinisk psykologi; psykosomatik;

    Abstract : This dissertation presents a study of 26 adolescent anorexia nervosa patients and their families regarding family function and treatment. Family function was studied at the start of treatment and at two-year follow-up. In a Nordic study, 49 families were studied at the start of treatment, and different sub-groups of families were examined. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ten-year outcome of anorexia nervosa with teenage onset

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Elisabet Wentz; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; anorexia nervosa; controlled; population study; prospective; follow-up; outcome; psychosocial functioning; comorbidity; personality disorders; autism spectrum disorders; psychiatric disorders; Morgan-Russell scales; GAF; physical health; neurology; dysdiadochokinesis; family study.;

    Abstract : Objectives: To study prospectively the relatively long-term outcome in a representative sample of teenage onset anorexia nervosa (AN) in respect of overall outcome, physical health, psychiatric disorders, and personality disorders and to investigate familial factors among first-degree relatives. Method: A group of 51 cases (48 female, 3 male) with AN, recruited by community screening (including the total AN population (minus one individual) from one birth cohort), with a mean age of onset of 14 years, was contrasted with an age-, sex-, and school-matched group of 51 comparison cases on various measures of outcome at a mean age of 24 years (10 years after reported AN onset). READ MORE