Search for dissertations about: "attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder"

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  1. 1. Global Assessment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Examining Objective Measures of Hyperactivity, Impulsivity and Inattention in Adults

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Hanna Edebol; Karlstads universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psykologi; Psychology; Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; Objective measures; Adults; Psychometrics; Diagnosis; Treatment; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to examine objective laboratory measures of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in adult persons and to develop measures for diagnosis and treatment using a psychometric instrument called the Quantified Behavior Test Plus. The instrument objectively quantifies cardinal symptom manifestations in adult ADHD using motion tracking devices and continuous performance testing. READ MORE

  2. 2. Measuring Cardinal Symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Adults : Examining objective measures of hyperactivity, impulsivity, and inattention

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstad University

    Author : Hanna Edebol; Karlstads universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; Objective measures; Adults; the Quantified Behavior Test Plus; Psychometrics; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The purpose of this licentiate thesis is to examine measures of ADHD in adult persons. An instrument that reports objective measures of cardinal symptoms of ADHD in adult persons is used for this purpose. READ MORE

  3. 3. Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in bipolar disorder

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

    Author : Eleonore Rydén; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a developmental disorder, i.e., it is by definition present from childhood. The main features characterizing ADHD are the difficulties to regulate attention, activity level, and impulses. READ MORE

  4. 4. Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Adults Prevalence, Psychiatric Comorbidities and Long-term Outcome

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Dan Edvinsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; ADHD; adults; prevalence; inmates; psychiatric comorbidity; long-term outcome; side effects; adverse events; stimulants; atomoxetine.; Psychiatry; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) was originally thought to occur only in children, but is increasingly recognised as causing functional impairment also in adulthood. The overall aim of this thesis was to achieve a comprehensive understanding of ADHD in adulthood. READ MORE

  5. 5. Co-occurring Symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Depression Sex, Aetiology, Help-Seeking and Assessment

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Karin Sonnby; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; depression; adolescent; sex; sexual abuse; transcription factor AP-2β; help-seeking; attachment object; validation study; Child and Youth Psychiatry; Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri;

    Abstract : The general aim of the thesis was to contribute to the knowledge about co-occurring symptoms of ADHD and depression in adolescence, focusing on sex differences, as well as aetiology, help-seeking and assessment.Studies I–III used epidemiological samples of self-reports from all students in Västmanland aged 15–16 and 17–18 years. READ MORE