Search for dissertations about: "antidepressants"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 113 swedish dissertations containing the word antidepressants.

  1. 1. Bipolar disorders: Subtypes, treatments, and health inequalities

    Author : Alina (Aikaterini) Karanti; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; bipolar disorders; drug therapy; lithium; lamotrigine; quetiapine; mood stabilizers; antidepressants; electroconvulsive therapy; psychotherapy; psychoeducation; comorbidity; socioeconomic factors; healthcare disparity; gender; education;

    Abstract : This thesis comprises five studies based on prospective, longitudinal data from the Swedish national quality register BipoläR. Study I examined the differences between bipolar subtype I and II with respect to clinical features, course of illness, comorbidity, and socioeconomic factors. READ MORE

  2. 2. Suicide Seasonality : Theoretical and Clinical Implications

    Author : Georgios Makris; Fotios Papadopoulos; Lisa Ekselius; Hans Ågren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; suicide; season; antidepressants; sunshine; temperature; Psychiatry; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : Background: Although suicide seasonality has been well-documented, surprisingly little is known about its underlying mechanisms.Methods: In this thesis, data from three Swedish registers (Cause of Death Register, National Patient Register, Prescribed Drugs Register) and data from the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute were used. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Cognitive Development and Medical Care

    Author : Mattias Öhman; Matz Dahlberg; Erik Grönqvist; Louise von Essen; Martin Karlsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Fluoride; Cognitive ability; Non-cognitive ability; Income; Education; Employment; Dental health; Mortality; Information; Health; Screening; Abdominal aortic aneurysm; Myocardial infarction; Antidepressants; SSRI; Propensity score matching; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained papers.Essay I (with Linuz Aggeborn): Fluoridation of the drinking water is a public policy whose aim is to improve dental health. Although the evidence is clear that fluoride is good for dental health, concerns have been raised regarding potential negative effects on cognitive development. READ MORE

  4. 4. Evaluation of an educational program on depressive disorders given to general practitioners on Gotland : Short and long-term effects

    Author : Wolfgang Rutz; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : PTD-Committee; Educational program; Evaluation; Depressive disorder; Suicide; Antidepressants; Cost-benefit; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : In the years 1983-1984, the Swedish Comittee for the Prevention and Treatment of Depression (PTD) offered an educational program to all general practitioners (GP:s) on the Swedish island of Gotland. 1982 was used as a baseline year. An evaluation of the short-term effects was made continuously until 1985. READ MORE

  5. 5. Psychotropic and analgesic drug use among old people : with special focus on people living in institutional geriatric care

    Author : Hugo Lövheim; Yngve Gustafson; Stig Karlsson; Lars-Olof Wahlund; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; dementia; depression; pain; nursing Home; old; analgesics; antidepressants; anti-psychotics; behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia; inappropriate drugs; Geriatrics and medical gerontology; Geriatrik och medicinsk gerontologi;

    Abstract : Old people in general, and those affected by dementia disorders in particular, are more sensitive to drug side effects than younger people. Despite this, the use of nervous system drugs and analgesics among old people is common, and has increased in recent years. READ MORE