Search for dissertations about: "mental disease"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 228 swedish dissertations containing the words mental disease.

  1. 1. Cardiovascular disease and hypertension Population-based studies on self-rated health and health-related quality of life in Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Carola Bardage; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pharmacy; Cardiovascular disease; hypertension; antihypertensive treatment; side effects; self-rated health; health-related quality of life; health-state utilities; SF-36 Health Survey; rating scale; time trade-off; general population; twins; FARMACI; PHARMACY; FARMACI; Social Pharmacy; samhällsfarmaci;

    Abstract : The aim with this thesis was to study cardiovascular disease and hypertension, use of drugs and health from an epidemiological perspective. Various methods - self-rated health (SRH), health related quality of life (HRQL) - the 36-item short form questionnaire (SF-36) - and health utility measurements - the rating scale (RS) and the time-trade off (TTO) methods - were employed. READ MORE

  2. 2. On the notion of mental illness : Problematizing the medical-model conception of certain abnormal behaviour and mental afflictions

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Tommy Svensson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1990]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anti-psychiatry; concept of mental illness; medical model of mental illness; theory of psychiatry; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This study inquires into some polemics concerning the notion of mentalillness or disease. Some central arguments in the debate on psychiatry, of the 1960's and early 70's, are focused on. The analysis is performed in two steps. READ MORE

  3. 3. Validation of brief cognitive tests in mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer's disease and dementia with Lewy bodies

    University dissertation from Clinical Memory Research Unit, Lund University

    Author : Sebastian Palmqvist; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cognitive tests; neuropsychology; Alzheimer’s disease; dementia with Lewy bodies; mild cognitive impairment; treatment evaluation; acetylcholinesterase inhibitors; differential diagnosis; longitudinal studies; dementia; cerebrospinal fluid; forecasting;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Bakgrund Uppskattningsvis har 34 miljoner människor världen över någon typ av demenssjukdom. Sjukdomarna leder till stort lidande för både patienter och anhöriga och beräknas kosta samhället 422 miljarder amerikanska dollar årligen. READ MORE

  4. 4. The use of monogenic disease to study basal and disease associated mechanisms with focus on NGF dependent pain insensitivity and ISCU myopathy

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umea university, Department of Medical Biosciences

    Author : Elin Larsson; Umeå universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; monogenic; disease; NGF; receptor; pain insensitivity; ISCU; myopathy; splicing; Molecular Medicine; molekylär medicin medicinska vetenskaper ;

    Abstract : Monogenic diseases make excellent models for the study of gene functions and basal cellular mechanisms in humans. The aim of this thesis was to elucidate how genetic mutations affect the basal cellular mechanisms in the monogenic diseases Nerve growth factor (NGF) dependent pain insensitivity and Iron-Sulphur cluster assembly protein U (ISCU) myopathy. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [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 : Popular Abstract in Swedish Hjärnan består av hjärnbarken, även kallad den grå substansen, och den underliggande vita substansen. Den grå substansen med alla nervceller svarar bland annat för våra kognitiva funktioner som gör var och en av oss till unika individer. READ MORE