Search for dissertations about: "major depressive disorder"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 56 swedish dissertations containing the words major depressive disorder.

  1. 1. Studies on affective disorders in rural Ethiopia

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Abebaw Fekadu; Lars Jacobsson; Gunnar Kullgren; Lars von Knorring; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; bipolar disorder; depressive disorder; affective disorder; mood disorder; prevalence; outcome; cross-sectional study; prospective study; longitudinal study; isolated population; Ethiopia; Africa; developing countries; MEDICINE Psychiatry; MEDICIN Psykiatri; psykiatri; Psychiatry;

    Abstract : BackgroundAffective disorders are poorly defined and studied in sub-Saharan Africa despite their substantial public health impact.ObjectivesOverall objective: To describe the epidemiology of selected affective disorders in rural Ethiopia.Specific objectives1. To describe the validity and utility of the concept of minor depressive disorder (mD). READ MORE

  2. 2. Influence of Child and Adolescent Psychopathology on Adult Personality Disorder

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mia Ramklint; Per-Hoove Thomsen; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Neurosciences; child psychiatry; personality; major depressive disorder; disruptive disorder; conduct disorder; retrospective analysis; self-assessment; Neurovetenskap; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Neurology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Neurologi; Child and Youth Psychiatry; Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri;

    Abstract : Individuals afflicted with childhood and adolescent mental disorders have an increased risk for poor outcome in adulthood. The progression of psychopathology from childhood to adult life may be influenced by a multitude of interacting variables, both biological and psychosocial. READ MORE

  3. 3. Electroconvulsive therapy for depression

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Axel Nordenskjöld; Ingemar Engström; Lars von Knorring; Umeå universitet Jacobsson; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; electroconvulsive therapy; mood disorders; depressive disorder; major; bipolar disorder; treatment outcome; recurrence; Medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : Aim: The overarching aims of the thesis were to identify clinical characteristics that predict the outcomes of depressed patients treated inclinical practice by ECT, and to elucidate the effectiveness of continuation ECT at preventing relapses and recurrences.Methods: The studies included a retrospective chart review, three studies based on a quality register for ECT, and a randomized controlled trial(RCT) examining the effectiveness of continued ECT. READ MORE

  4. 4. Vitamin D and inflammation in Major Depressive Disorder and suicidality

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Cécile Grudet; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Vitamin D; Inflammation; Major depressive disorder MDD ; suicidality;

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  5. 5. Depressive Personality Disorder: Construct, measurement, clinical correlates, and treatment outcome

    University dissertation from Printus

    Author : Rachel Maddux; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; depression; personality disorder; treatment; DPD; Depressive Personality Disorder; psychometric;

    Abstract : Depression is a serious and potentially devastating health problem, impacting millions of individuals worldwide. Although advances have been made in depression research, there remain a number of outstanding questions as to why certain individuals experience depression and why some respond to treatment and others do not. READ MORE