Search for dissertations about: "behavior"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 4130 swedish dissertations containing the word behavior.

  1. 1. Adolescent behavior : Links to early-life stress and alcohol in male and female rats

    Author : Stina Lundberg; Erika Roman; Ingrid Nylander; Heidi MB Lesscher; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adolescence; alcohol exposure; behavior; corticosterone; dynorphin; early life; endogenous opioid peptides; Met-enkephalin-Arg6Phe7 MEAP ; individual differences; multivariate concentric square field MCSF ; phenotyping; radioimmunoassay; selective breeding for alcohol consumption; voluntary alcohol intake; Farmaceutisk vetenskap; Pharmaceutical Science;

    Abstract : Adolescence is an important developmental phase with large changes in behavior, physiology and neurobiology, which transform an individual from immature child to independent adult. Due to these changes, adolescence is a sensitive period for exposure to environmental factors such as stress and drug exposure; it is also a common age of onset for alcohol consumption as well as several psychiatric disorders. READ MORE

  2. 2. Fishy behavior : persistent effects of early-life exposure to 17α-ethinylestradiol

    Author : Kristina Volkova; Inger Porsch Hällström; Svante Winberg; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Endocrine disruptors; anxiety; stress behavior; transgenerational effects; 17α-ethinylestradiol; developmental exposure; social behavior; fish; Biology; Biologi;

    Abstract : The synthetic estrogen 17α-ethinylestradiol (EE2) is an endocrine disrupting chemical (EDC) of concern due to its persistent nature and widespread presence in the aquatic environment. In mammals, effects of developmental EDC exposure on reproduction and behavior not only persist to adulthood after discontinued exposure, but are also inherited by several consecutive unexposed generations. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Developing Entrepreneurial Behavior

    Author : Karen Williams Middleton; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; nascent; entrepreneurial education; venture creation; self-efficacy; entrepreneurial behavior; pre-emptive action; interaction; facilitation; university;

    Abstract : Can nascent entrepreneurs learn how to behave so as to achieve their ambition of creating new ventures? This thesis explores how the development of entrepreneurial behavior can be facilitated through investigating nascent entrepreneurship taking place at the university. The focus is on the influence of environmental factors and the processes involved as a new opportunity-based venture is created need to be considered when addressing entrepreneurial behavior development. READ MORE

  5. 5. Vulvodynia : Understanding the Role of Pain-related Behavior

    Author : Linnéa Engman; Ida Flink; Steven J. Linton; Johanna Ekdahl; Sophie Bergeron; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Vulvodynia; PVD; Pain-related behavior; Avoidance behavior; Endurance behavior; Pain catastrophizing; Cognitive behavioral therapy;

    Abstract : Over the last decades, psychological mechanisms have been identified as key in the understanding of pain development and maintenance of vulvodynia. Furthermore, psychological treatments in the form of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) have proven helpful for those suffering. READ MORE