Search for dissertations about: "crosssectional"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 38 swedish dissertations containing the word crosssectional.

  1. 1. Aspects of Declarative Memory Functioning in Adulthood : Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Studies

    Author : Michael Rönnlund; Elizabeth Maylor; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psychology; aging; episodic memory; sematic memory; encoding support; crosssectional; longitudinal; Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : The general objective of the thesis was to examine aspects of declarative memory functioning across the adult life span. The four papers were based on data collected as part of the Betula Prospective Cohort Study (Nilsson et al., 1997) and included largescale population-based samples of participants in the age range 35 to 90. READ MORE

  2. 2. Uncertainty and Sensitivity Analysis Applied to the Validation of BWR Bundle Thermal-Hydraulic Calculations

    Author : Augusto Hernandéz Solís; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Latin Hypercube sampling; uncertainty and sensitivity analysis; Thermal‐hydraulic codes; simple random sampling; reactor safety analysis; BFBT benchmark;

    Abstract : In recent years, more realistic safety analyses of nuclear reactors have been based on best estimate (BE) computercodes. The need to validate and refine BE codes that are used in the predictions of relevant reactor safetyparameters, led to the organization of international benchmarks based on high quality experimental data. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cognitive functioning during the transition from normal aging to dementia

    Author : Erika Jonsson Laukka; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; preclinical dementia; Alzheimer s disease; vascular dementia; impending death; terminal decline; aging; cognition; population-based study;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to address unresolved issues regarding cognitive functioning in preclinical dementia. Increasing the knowledge about the preclinical period of dementia might have important clinical implications. For example, it may facilitate early detection, and thereby increase the efficiency of available interventions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Social Anxiety Disorder in Swedish Adolescents : Prevalence, Victimization & Development

    Author : Malin Green-Landell; Michiel P. Westenberg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Social anxiety disorder; adolescents; prevalence; victimization; peer victimization; developmental course; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Human beings are social creatures. Accordingly, fear of social situations can be severely disabling. Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is characterized by excessive fear of negative evaluation in social or performance situations. SAD has an early onset and often goes undetected an untreated. READ MORE

  5. 5. Living donor transplantation -outcome and risk

    Author : Niclas Kvarnström; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; living donor; kidney; uterus; transplantation;

    Abstract : Live organ donors undergo extensive surgery to provide an organ that can be lifesaving or improve the health and quality of life for the recipient. The thesis seeks important knowledge that may be used to further reduce the donor risk for the live kidney donor as well as for an entirely new group of living donors, the uterus donor. READ MORE