Search for dissertations about: "free autism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words free autism.

  1. 1. Autism in preschoolers - assessment, diagnostic and gender aspects

    Author : Gunilla Westman Andersson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : autism; early diagnosis; gender; preschool; parents; teachers;

    Abstract : Background: Very early assessment of young boys and girls with suspected autism spectrum disorders (ASD) is widely advocated, but knowledge is limited. Aims: Evaluate methods used in assessment of young children with suspected ASD, identify possible gender differences in clinical presentation, and examine parent/teacher experiences of the diagnostic process. READ MORE

  2. 2. EPILEPSY AND CHILDHOOD AUTISM - with special reference to neuropsychiatric aspects on surgical interventions for medically intractable epilepsy

    Author : Susanna Danielsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : epilepsy; autism; epilepsy surgery; psychopathology; VNS; treatment outcome; children; cognition;

    Abstract : Epilepsy is much more common in individuals with autism than in the general population. The extent to which epilepsy influences the outcome of autism is poorly understood. Many children with medically intractable epilepsy have neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism. READ MORE

  3. 3. Tailoring and standardizing the assessment of ability and disability in ADHD and autism : the development of WHO ICF core sets

    Author : Soheil Mahdi; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
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    Abstract : The concept of health has evolved over time and is today considered a multidimensional construct that involves not only absence of impairments or pathologies, but also quality of life and individual functioning. This conceptualization is especially important to individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders (NDD), as these are characterized by early-onset symptoms that tend to persist into adulthood, interfering with individual well-being, daily life activities and engagement in society. READ MORE

  4. 4. Long-term outcome after hypothermia-treated hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy

    Author : Katarina Robertsson Grossmann; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
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    Abstract : Hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy (HIE) is a major cause of acquired brain injury in newborn infants. It is a potentially life-threatening condition that leaves survivors at substantial risk of life-long debilitating sequelae including cerebral palsy, epilepsy, intellectual disability, sensory disruption, behavioural issues, executive difficulties and autism spectrum disorder. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring the gut-brain axis in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder

    Author : Liu Yang; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
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    Abstract : There is a bidirectional interaction between the gut and the brain, termed the gut-brain axis (GBA), involving e.g. the gut microbiota, and connecting the peripheral intestinal elements to the central nervous system (CNS). READ MORE