Search for dissertations about: "executive dysfunction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the words executive dysfunction.

  1. 1. Executive dysfunctions in elderly persons with mild stroke

    Author : Marie Cederfeldt; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; stroke; Cognitive dysfunction; EFPT; Elderly; Executive dysfunction; Instrumental Activities of Daily Life; Mild stroke; Personal Activities of Daily Life; Translation;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT The overall aim of this thesis was to examine the performance of personal activities of daily living (P-ADL) related to cognitive and executive dysfunctions in elderly patients with mild stroke in the acute care and after 12 months, and to evaluate the instrument Executive Function Performance Test (EFPT) in persons with mild stroke. Methods: In the first study elderly patients with stroke (n = 60) referred to geriatric rehabilitation were included. READ MORE

  2. 2. The matter of white matter in Alzheimer's disease. -On white matter disease from neuropathology and neuroimaging to clinical presentation

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Martin Sjöbeck; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; patologisk anatomi; Patologi allmän ; pathological anatomy; General pathology; medicinsk instrumentering; tomografi; radiologi; Klinisk fysiologi; medical instrumentation; tomography; radiology; executive dysfunction; Clinical physics; magnetic resonance imaging; diffusion tensor imaging; neuropathology; microvascular pathology; astrocytes; myelin; oligodendrocytes; white matter disease; Alzheimer s disease; neuropsychology; neuropsykologi; Neurologi; neurophysiology; neurofysiologi; Psychiatry; clinical psychology; psychosomatics; Psykiatri; klinisk psykologi; psykosomatik; Neurology;

    Abstract : Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most prevalent type of dementing disorder. The cortical pathology of AD has been recognized for almost a century. In later years, an associated pathological feature of AD has been identified which affects the white matter. READ MORE

  3. 3. Neurocognitive and endocrine dysfunction in women with exhaustion syndrome

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Agneta Sandström; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cognition; attention; working memory; exhaustion syndrome; major depression; cortisol; HPA-axis; proinflammatory cytokines; psychology; neurocognitive; endocrine; fMRI; MRI; prefrontal cortex; multivariate; women; personality; TCI; stress; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; MEDICINE Physiology and pharmacology Radiological research Diagnostic radiology; MEDICIN Fysiologi och farmakologi Radiologisk forskning Diagnostisk radiologi; medicin; Medicine; diagnostisk radiologi; Diagnostic Radiology;

    Abstract : Stress has emerged as one of the most important factors to consider in psychiatric diagnoses and has become a common reason for long-term sick leave (LTSL). Roughly 50% of LTSL due to psychiatric diseases are thought to be associated with work-related stress. READ MORE

  4. 4. Asperger Syndrome: Social functioning in relation to behavioural and cognitive traits from infancy to young adulthood

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Intellecta infolog AB

    Author : Petra Dewrang; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Asperger syndrome; attention; early diagnosis; executive function; parental concern; repetitive behaviour; self-perception; social cognition;

    Abstract : Asperger syndrome: Social functioning in relation to behavioural and cognitive traits from infancy to young adulthood. Department of Psychology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Asperger syndrome (AS) is a disorder within the autism spectrum and it is a lifelong disability that affects life in an amount of aspects. READ MORE

  5. 5. School-age outcomes of children born at the limit of viability a Swedish national prospective follow-up study at 10 to 12 years

    University dissertation from Umeå universitet

    Author : Aijaz Farooqi; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : school-age outcome; extremely immature; functional limitations; growth; special health care needs; mental health; executive functions; Pediatrics; pediatrik;

    Abstract : Background/Aim: During the past two decades, major advances in maternal-fetal medicine, neonatology, and the development of regionalized perinatal care have resulted in dramatic increases in survival rates, by more than 60%, of extremely immature (EI) infants born at less than 26 completed weeks of gestation, creating a new infant population. Studies of school-age outcomes in children with an extremely low birth weight of < 1000 g, born in the1980s, indicated that these children had a substantially high prevalence of low-severity neuropsychological deficits, behavioral problems, and difficulties at school. READ MORE