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

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Lena Räty; Matti Sillanpää; [2002]
    Keywords : 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;

    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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Staffan Lundberg; Orvar Eeg-Olofsson; Raili Raininko; Ulrich Stephani; [2004]
    Keywords : 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; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Paediatric medicine; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin 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. Living with epilepsy : Young people with uncomplicated epilepsy and adults with newly debuted epilepsy

    University dissertation from Linköping : Unitryck

    Author : Lena Räty; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Nursing Science; Omvårdnad;

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  4. 4. 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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Ryan G Wagner; Lars Lindholm; Lars Forsgren; Charles Newton; Andrea Winkler; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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

  5. 5. Epilepsy in young adulthood medical, psychosocial and functional aspects

    University dissertation from Lin : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Helena Gauffin; Anne-Marie Landtblom; Birgitta Söderfeldt; Maria Engström; Thomas Karlsson; Lena Räty; Elinor Ben-Menachem; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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