Search for dissertations about: "cognitive functioning"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 202 swedish dissertations containing the words cognitive functioning.

  1. 1. Subjective Cognitive Complaints in the Working Population The Influence of Objective Cognitive Functioning and Working Conditions

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Psychology, Stockholm University

    Author : Cecilia U. D. Stenfors; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Subjective cognitive complaints; cognitive functioning; declarative memory; episodic memory; semantic memory; working memory; executive cognitive functioning; psychosocial working conditions; demand-control-support model; population-based; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Cognitive functioning is important for managing work and life in general. However, subjective cognitive complaints (SCC), involving self-perceived difficulties with concentration, memory, decision making, and clear thinking are common in the general and in the working population and can be coupled with both lowered well-being and work ability. READ MORE

  2. 2. The influence of social relationships and leisure activity on adult cognitive functioning and risk of dementia Longitudinal population-based studies

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Daniel Eriksson Sörman; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cognitive functioning; cognition; memory; dementia; Alzheimer’s disease; cognitive reserve; reverse causality; old age; middle age; leisure activity; social relationships; social network; longitudinal; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : Today, as we live longer, dementia diseases are becoming more prevalent around the world. Thus, further knowledge of how to maintain levels of cognitive functioning in old age and how to identify factors that postpone the onset of dementia are of acute interest. Lifestyle patterns and social life are important aspects to consider in this regard. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reflective-functioning during the process and in relation to outcome in cognitive-behavioral therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy and brief psychodynamic

    University dissertation from Umeå : Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Roger Karlsson; Umeå universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Mental processes; Reflective-functioning; Cognitive-behavioral therapy; Interpersonal Psychotherapy; Psychodynamic Psychotherapy; Psychotherapy Process Q-set; PQS; TDCRP; Psychotherapy outcome; Personality; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : The objective of this work was to investigate reflective-functioning (RF) as a measure of process in two independent studies that included three types of brief psychotherapy. RF is defined as the ability to recognize the existence and nature of mental processes taking place in the self and in others (e.g., intentions, beliefs, desires, and wishes). READ MORE

  4. 4. Cognitive functioning in late senescence : influences of age and health

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Occupational Therapy and Elderly Care Research (NEUROTEC)

    Author : Tarja-Brita Robins Wahlin; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cognitive functioning; aging; health; individual differences;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this doctoral thesis was to investigate potential age-related differences between groups of healthy very old adults from 75 to 96 years of age in various cognitive functions. An additional objective was to examine the influence of individual-difference variables within demographic (e.g., education, gender), psychometric (e. READ MORE

  5. 5. Birth cohort differences in cognitive aging: Secular trends in cognitive functioning and decline over 30 years in three population-based Swedish samples

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Psykologiska institutionen, Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Peter Karlsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Aging; cardiovascular risk factors; cognitive decline; cohort differences; fluid and crystallized abilities; Flynn effect; longitudinal;

    Abstract : The overarching aim of this thesis was to investigate birth cohort differences in level of cognitive functioning and change in later life in three population-based representative samples drawn from the Gerontological and Geriatric Population Studies in Gothenburg (H70), Sweden. We used data from cohorts, born in 1901-02, 1906-07, and 1930, measured at ages 70, 75, and 79 on the same cognitive measures. READ MORE