Search for dissertations about: "functioning"

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  1. 1. Functioning after stroke : An application of the International Classification of Functioning,Disability and Health (ICF)

    Author : Beatrix Algurén; Lennart Christensson; Lotta Widén Holmqvist; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Assessment; disability; functioning; health-related quality of life; ICF; longitudinal; multidisciplinary; Rasch; stroke; Nursing; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : Objective. The overall aim of this thesis was to evaluate the biopsychosocial consequences after stroke and test the validity of the ICF Core Sets for Stroke during one year post-stroke. Material and Methods. READ MORE

  2. 2. Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning : What Diversity? Which Functioning?

    Author : Fabian Roger; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Ecology; Biodiversity; Ecosystem functioning; Multifunctionality; Microbial Ecosystems;

    Abstract : We share our planet with an estimated 8.7 million eukaryotic species and an uncountable number of bacteria and archaea. But that amazing diversity is under threat from overexploitation, habitat destruction and climate change. This realization has lead ecologists to study the consequences of species loss. READ MORE

  3. 3. Diversity and Ecosystem Functioning : Redundancy and Resilience in Freshwater Bacterial Communities

    Author : Hannes Peter; Lars J. Tranvik; Eva S. Lindström; Silke Langenheder; Nelson G. Hairston; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; biodiversity; ecosystem functioning; bacteria; fresh water; biofilms; multifunctionality; ecological networks; perturbation; fragility; Biology with specialization in Limnology; Biologi med inriktning mot limnologi;

    Abstract : Bacteria are immensely diverse and hold key-positions in essentially all biogeochemical cycles. In freshwater ecosystems, bacteria degrade and mineralize organic compounds, linking the pool of dissolved organic matter to higher trophic levels. READ MORE

  4. 4. Functioning and disability in adults with hearing loss : the preparatory studies in the ICF Core sets for hearing loss project

    Author : Sarah Granberg; Berth Danermark; Kerstin Möller; Claes Möller; Jerome Bickenbach; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; hearing loss; adults; ICF; classification; functioning; disability; linking; Handikappvetenskap; Disability Science;

    Abstract : Hearing loss (HL) is a health condition that affects more than 360 million people worldwide. The findings from previous research point at the adverse relationship between adults with hearing loss and important aspects of everyday life such as social relations, communication and work-related tasks. READ MORE

  5. 5. Long-term Outcome of Cognitive and Emotional Functioning in Young People with ADHD

    Author : Pia Tallberg; Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ADHD; barnpsykiatri; ungdomar; neuropsykologi; uppföljning; kognition; exekutiva funktioner; Internalisering; ADHD; child*; Adolescent youth; Neuropsychology; Neurodevelopmental disorder; assessment; Follow-up studies; cognitive functioning; executive functioning; internalizing problems;

    Abstract : Clarification on how cognitive, executive and emotional functioning contribute to symptom reduction or improved function in childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is needed to find additional treatment methods. The clinical utility of continuous performance test (CPT) (Conners’ CPT-II, QbTest) to complement rating scales in diagnostic assessments and treatment evaluations (QbTest) was examined using one dataset from clinical records of 118 treatment-seeking youth (ADHD, n = 80; non-ADHD, n = 38) (diagnostic) and one dataset of 56 youth treated for ADHD (treatment evaluation) (Paper I). READ MORE