Search for dissertations about: "epilepsy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 170 swedish dissertations containing the word epilepsy.

  1. 1. Living with epilepsy : young people with uncomplicated epilepsy and adults with newly debuted epilepsy

    Author : Lena Räty; Matti Sillanpää; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; adolescence; antiepileptic drug; attitude; epilepsy; health; self-concept; self-esteem; seizure type; seizure control; sense of coherence; quality of life; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Nursing Science; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to illuminate experiences of living with uncomplicated epilepsy, i.e. epilepsy without any associated neurological impainnents. The focus was on young people, aged 13- 22 (II, III, IV), and adults, aged 18-65 (I), with newly debuted epilepsy, i. READ MORE

  2. 2. Rolandic Epilepsy : A Neuroradiological, Neuropsychological and Oromotor Study

    Author : Staffan Lundberg; Orvar Eeg-Olofsson; Raili Raininko; Ulrich Stephani; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pediatrics; rolandic epilepsy; children; idiopathic focal epilepsy; magnetic resonance imaging; proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy; cognition; neuropsychology; oromotor performance; dichotic listening; hippocampus; classification; Pediatrik; Paediatric medicine; Pediatrisk medicin;

    Abstract : Rolandic epilepsy (RE) is the most common focal epilepsy syndrome in the pediatric age group with an onset between 3 and 13 years. The syndrome is defined by electro-clinically typical features and has been considered benign according to seizure remission before the age of 16 years. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Burden of Epilepsy : using population-based data to define the burden and model a cost-effective intervention for the treatment of epilepsy in rural South Africa

    Author : Ryan G Wagner; Lars Lindholm; Lars Forsgren; Charles Newton; Andrea Winkler; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Africa; epilepsy; incidence; mortality; cause of death; disability-adjusted life years; out-of-pocket; costs; health care utilization; treatment cascade; adherence; intervention; economic evaluation; community health worker;

    Abstract : Rationale Epilepsy is a common, chronic, neurological condition that disproportionately affects individuals living in low- and middle- income countries, including much of sub-Saharan Africa. Epilepsy is treatable, with the majority of individuals who take anti-epileptic drugs experiencing a reduction, or elimination, of seizures. READ MORE

  4. 4. Epilepsy in young adulthood : medical, psychosocial and functional aspects

    Author : Helena Gauffin; Anne-Marie Landtblom; Birgitta Söderfeldt; Maria Engström; Thomas Karlsson; Lena Räty; Elinor Ben-Menachem; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Epilepsy; young adult; Quality of Life; self-esteem; daily life; antiepileptic drugs; cognition; language; fMRI; Sence of Coherence;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to describe the medical, cognitive and psychosocial consequences of epilepsy in young adulthood. Four studies were carried out with this patient group. READ MORE

  5. 5. Epilepsy and cerebral palsy

    Author : Malin Carlsson Nystrand; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Cerebral palsy; epilepsy; behaviour; mental retardation; prevalence; CP aetiology;

    Abstract : .... READ MORE