Search for dissertations about: "antisocial adolescents"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 swedish dissertations containing the words antisocial adolescents.

  1. 1. Antisocial behavior in adolescence : the role of individual characteristics

    Author : Henrik Andershed; Margaret Kerr; Sten Levander; David J. Cooke; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; youths; adolescents; antisocial behavior; aggressive behavior; violent behavior; individual characteristics; personality traits; psychopathic traits; psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The main aim of this dissertation is to investigate whether traits on the level of the individual are important in understanding violent, frequent antisocial behavior among adolescents. The first of the four studies included in this dissertation asks whether individual-level explanations are going to be a fruitful approach at all. READ MORE

  2. 2. Depression and Antisocial Behaviour in Adolescents : Influence of Social Status, Shaming, and Gene-Environment Interaction

    Author : Cecilia Åslund; Kent W Nilsson; Jerzy Leppert; Bengt Starrin; Lars Oreland; Lil Träskman-Bendz; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; adolescent; antisocial behaviour; depression; gene-environment interaction; maltreatment; monoamine oxidase; serotonin; shame; social status; Child and adolescent psychiatry; Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri; barn- och ungdomspsykiatri; Child and Youth Psychiatry;

    Abstract : This thesis investigated (1) social status and shaming experiences in relation to aggressive behaviour and depression, and (2) gene-environment interactions between two genetic polymorphisms related to the serotonergic system – MAOA-VNTR and 5HTTLPR – and experiences of maltreatment in relation to delinquent behaviour and depression among adolescents. The four included studies are based on questionnaire data from the Survey of Adolescent Life in Vestmanland 2006 (SALVe-2006). READ MORE

  3. 3. Perceived interpersonal relations in adolescents

    Author : Camilla Hakelind; Kerstin Armelius; Mikael Henningsson; Lena Adamson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; adolescents; interpersonal relations; interpersonal problems; self-concept; parental rearing styles; conduct disorder; depression; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : The general objective of this thesis was to examine aspects of adolescents perceived interpersonal relations, in view of the association between adolescents’ interpersonal problems and self-concepts, and considering influential factors such as behavioural problems, depression, perceptions of parental rearing styles, type of relationships and sex. All of the studies examined participants from the four-year longitudinal research project in Umeå, which was designed to investigate the psychic health and social context of adolescents with psychological and antisocial problems (Armelius & Hägglöf, 1998), except for the normal adolescents in study I, who took part in a project with purpose to determine norms for an intake interview that is used for adolescents in different settings in Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Self-concept, inner residue of past relationships and current social functioning. : A study of age and gender differences in normal and antisocial adolescents

    Author : Helene Östgård-Ybrandt; Bengt-Åke Armelius; Rolf Holmqvist; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psychology; Self-concept; early parental behavior; adolescence; normal; antisocial; SASB; EMBU; YSR; DICA-R; path-analysis; Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : This thesis presents several studies of normative development in adolescence, focusing specifically on internalized perceptions of parents’ early behavior and how these perceptions affect the self-concept and social functioning during. Questions of possible age and gender differences in relation to perceptions of self-concept and early parental behavior are addressed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cognition in interned adolescents : aspects of executive functions and training

    Author : Olov Nordvall; Bert Jonsson; Anna Stigsdotter Neely; Anne H. Berman; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; interned youth; adolescence; antisocial behavior; executive functions; cognitive training; transfer; performance-based measures; self-assessment; impulsivity; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis examines adolescents with a history of antisocial behavior with a focus on investigating executive functioning, impulsivity and experiences of everyday executive problems. The thesis further investigates the associations between self-reported and performance-based measures. READ MORE