Search for dissertations about: "depressive disorder"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 140 swedish dissertations containing the words depressive disorder.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Depressive Personality Disorder : Construct, measurement, clinical correlates, and treatment outcome

    Author : Rachel Maddux; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; depression; personality disorder; treatment; DPD; Depressive Personality Disorder; psychometric;

    Abstract : Depression is a serious and potentially devastating health problem, impacting millions of individuals worldwide. Although advances have been made in depression research, there remain a number of outstanding questions as to why certain individuals experience depression and why some respond to treatment and others do not. READ MORE

  3. 3. Influence of Child and Adolescent Psychopathology on Adult Personality Disorder

    Author : Mia Ramklint; Per-Hoove Thomsen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Neurosciences; child psychiatry; personality; major depressive disorder; disruptive disorder; conduct disorder; retrospective analysis; self-assessment; Neurovetenskap; Neurology; Neurologi; Child and Youth Psychiatry; Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri;

    Abstract : Individuals afflicted with childhood and adolescent mental disorders have an increased risk for poor outcome in adulthood. The progression of psychopathology from childhood to adult life may be influenced by a multitude of interacting variables, both biological and psychosocial. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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