Search for dissertations about: "cortisol"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 231 swedish dissertations containing the word cortisol.

  1. 1. ADHD and stress Diurnal cortisol levels, early psychosocial adversity and perceived stress

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Johan Isaksson; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; ADHD; HPA-axis; cortisol; hypocortisolism; diurnal rhythm; trauma; adversity; medication; perceived stress; gender differences; Child and Youth Psychiatry; Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri;

    Abstract : The Hypothalamus-Pituitary-Adrenal axis (HPA-axis) with its end product cortisol mediates the physiological response to stress thereby promoting mobilization of energy. The cortisol levels follow a diurnal rhythm with a distinct awakening response. READ MORE

  2. 2. Work stress and overtime work - effects on cortisol, sleep, sleepiness and health

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Psykologiska institutionen

    Author : Anna Dahlgren; Stockholms universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; work stress; overtime work; cortisol; sleep; sleepiness; fatigue; individual differences; within-subjects design; field study; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi;

    Abstract : In Sweden the National Bureau of Statistics has reported an increase in stress-related disorders and sleep problems since the mid-1990’s. They also report that the number of hours of overtime worked has increased. READ MORE

  3. 3. Irritable Bowel Syndrome Diagnostic Symptom Criteria and Impact of Rectal Distensions on Cortisol and Electrodermal Activity

    University dissertation from Institutionen för molekylär och klinisk medicin

    Author : Susanna Walter; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Östergötlands Läns Landsting.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Irritable Bowel Syndrome IBS ; diarrhoea- and constipation-predominant; stress; nervous; cortisol; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Gastroenterology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Gastroenterologi;

    Abstract : In a population prevalence questionnaire study we demonstrated that constipation and fecal incontinence are common problems in the general Swedish population with a similar magnitude as in other Western countries. 95.6% of the population had between three bowel movements per day and three per week. READ MORE

  4. 4. Detection and outcome of mild traumatic brain injury in patients and sportsmen persisting symptoms, disabilities and life satisfaction in relation to S-100B, NSE and cortisol

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet. Institutionen för samhällsmedicin och rehabilitering

    Author : Britt-Marie Stålnacke; Umeå universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine; traumatic brain injury; brain concussion; biochemical marker; S100 proteins; cortisol; post concussion symptoms; stress disorder posttraumatic; life satisfaction; sport; Medicin; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin; rehabiliteringsmedicin; Rehabilitation Medicine;

    Abstract : Traumatic brain injuries are common (hospitalization incidence: 250-300 per 100.000 inhabitants/year) and a great majority of these injuries (80-85%) are classified as mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI/concussion). Many patients with MTBI (20-80%) suffer from subsequent persistent and often disabling symptoms. READ MORE

  5. 5. Psycho-physiological reactions to violent video gaming Experimental studies of heart rate variability, cortisol, sleep and emotional reactions in teenage boys

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Psychology, Stockholm University

    Author : Malena Ivarsson; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; video gaming; media violence; autonomic nervous system; heart rate variability; HPA axis; cortisol; sleep quality; emotional reactions; desensitization; teenagers; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Playing violent video games may provoke aggression. Psycho-physiological methods may provide knowledge about the underlying psychological processes. Most previous studies have been performed in laboratory settings at daytime with adults. READ MORE