Search for dissertations about: "antipsychotic drugs"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 swedish dissertations containing the words antipsychotic drugs.

  1. 1. Influence of antipsychotic drugs on hormone levels

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience

    Author : Kristina Melkersson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; antipsychotic agents; prolactin; growth hormone; insulin-like growth factor 1; insulin; leptin; lipids; side effects; weight gain; metabolic syndrome;

    Abstract : The aim of the studies summarized in this thesis was to investigate the influence of antipsychotic drugs on hormone levels, in order to identify causes of hormonally related side effects of these drugs. The effect of antipsychotics on the prolactin (PRL) secretion, the growth hormone (GH)-insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) axis and the glucose-insulin homeostasis was studied. READ MORE

  2. 2. Modulation of prefrontal glutamatergic transmission and "atypicality" of antipsychotic drugs

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology

    Author : Åsa Konradsson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The glutamate hypothesis of schizophrenia suggests a relationship between hypoactive NMDA receptor-mediated glutamatergic transmission and the pathophysiology of schizophrenia. Previous results have demonstrated that atypical (e.g. clozapine, risperidone, and olanzapine), but not typical (e. READ MORE

  3. 3. Long-Term Functional Psychosis Epidemiology in Two Different Counties in Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Birgitta Widerlöv; Lars von Knorring; Jerker Hetta; [2007]
    Keywords : Psychiatry; epidemiology; functional psychosis; schizophrenia; prevalence; rural-urban gradient; comparative study; antipsychotic drugs; diagnostic criteria; mortality; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on two independent studies, the first in Stockholm County (index year 1984; n=302), and the second, a replication and validation study, in Uppsala County (index year 1991; n=455).The general aim was to study all individuals with Long-term Functional Psychosis (LFP) within the two counties of Sweden from an epidemiological perspective and to perform specific studies on a subgroup of individuals with schizophrenia. READ MORE

  4. 4. Pharmaceutical And Immunollogical Challenge Of Fungal Pathogens

    University dissertation from Umeå Universitet

    Author : Marios Stylianou; Constantin F. Urban; Christophe d' Enfert; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; mast cells; Candida albicans; yeast to hyphal form; antifungal drugs; repurposed drugs; HTS;

    Abstract : Incidences of fungal infections are on the rise in immunosuppressed people. Predominant causative agents for these mycoses are species of the genus Candida, including Candida albicans, Candida glabrata and Candida dublieniensis. Despite a wide range of emerging pathogens, C. albicans remains the leading cause. READ MORE

  5. 5. Depression in older people with and without dementia non-pharmacological interventions and associations between psychotropic drugs and mortality

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Gustaf Boström; Håkan Littbrand; Erik Rosendahl; Peter Nordström; Knut Engedal; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Depression; Dementia; Exercise; Randomized controlled trial; Psychotropic drugs; Mortality; Gender; Residential facilities; Frail elderly; Epidemiology; Cohort study; geriatrik; Geriatrics; sjukgymnastik; Physiotherapy;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to investigate associations between psychotropic drug use and death, associations between functional capacity, dependency in ADL and depression, and to evaluate a non-pharmacological intervention to reduce depressive symptoms, among older people with and without dementia.There is limited knowledge about the risk of death associated with psychotropic drug use among those aged ≥85 years, those with dementia, or those living in residential care facilities; groups that have a higher intake of psychotropic drugs and who are also more prone to adverse drug reactions. READ MORE