Search for dissertations about: "bipolar disorder"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 76 swedish dissertations containing the words bipolar disorder.

  1. 1. Long-Term Health Outcome of Adolescent  Mood Disorders : Focus on Bipolar Disorder

    Author : Aivar Päären; Ulf Jonsson; Anne-Liis von Knorring; Frank Lindblad; Anne Mari Sund; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : adolescent mood disorders; bipolar disorder; long-term follow-up assessment; Psychiatry; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : There has recently been an intense debate about the increased rate of bipolar disorders (BPD) in children and adolescents observed in clinical settings. Thus, there is great interest in child and adolescent symptoms of hypomania and whether these symptoms subsequently will develop into BPD. READ MORE

  2. 2. Factors affecting the pharmacological treatment of bipolar disorder

    Author : Louise Öhlund; Ursula Werneke; Michael Ott; Mikael Sandlund; Allan Young; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Lithium; Bipolar Disorder; Schizoaffective Disorder; Physical Health; Compliance; Medication Adherence; Side Effects; Long Term Adverse Effects; Mood Stabiliser; Admission; Hospitalisation; Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity; Central Nervous System Stimulants; Self-Injurious Behaviour; Non-Suicidal Self Injury; Suicide Attempted; Suicide; psykiatri; Psychiatry;

    Abstract : Background: In patients with bipolar disorder, long-term treatment with mood-stabilisers is often required to prevent manic and depressive episodes. At present, our knowledge remains limited regarding factors that influence the outcomes of mood-stabiliser treatment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Treatments and outcomes in bipolar disorder

    Author : Erik Joas; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; bipolar disorder; lithium; psychoeducation; CYP2C19; antidepressants; epidemiology; valproate; quetiapine; olanzapine; suicide;

    Abstract : Bipolar disorder is defined by recurring mood episodes and patients have a markedly increased risk of suicide. Pharmacological and psychological treatments for bipolar disorder have proven efficacy in clinical trials yet the generalizability of current evidence to routine clinical practice is contested. READ MORE

  4. 4. Bipolar disorder in rural Ethiopia : community-based studies in Butajira for screening, epidemiology, follow-up, and the burden of care

    Author : Alemayehu Negash; Jayanti Chotai; Hans Ågren; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Butajira; bipolar 1 disorder; screening; epidemiology; neurological soft signs; burden of care; Psychiatry; Psykiatri; psykiatri; Psychiatry;

    Abstract : Background: The challenges of research in economically stunted countries’ settings remains a profound concern and is linked to socioeconomic development of these countries. More research is needed regarding psychiatric morbidity in rural areas of the developing and poverty stricken countries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Studies on affective disorders in rural Ethiopia

    Author : Abebaw Fekadu; Lars Jacobsson; Gunnar Kullgren; Lars von Knorring; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; bipolar disorder; depressive disorder; affective disorder; mood disorder; prevalence; outcome; cross-sectional study; prospective study; longitudinal study; isolated population; Ethiopia; Africa; developing countries; Psychiatry; Psykiatri; psykiatri; Psychiatry;

    Abstract : Background Affective disorders are poorly defined and studied in sub-Saharan Africa despite their substantial public health impact. Objectives Overall objective: To describe the epidemiology of selected affective disorders in rural Ethiopia. Specific objectives 1. READ MORE