Search for dissertations about: "mental health and addiction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words mental health and addiction.

  1. 1. Health, Experienced Support and School Performance among Children in Out-of-home care

    Author : Rikard Tordön; Gunilla Sydsjö; Carl Göran Svedin; Martin Bergström; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Children in out-of-home care (OHC) have higher risks for developing poorer health and school achievement, being subjected to more abuse experiences, as well as negative long-term outcomes related to occupational performance, socioeconomic status, addiction, and criminality. Research related to OHC children is fragmented and the effects of interventions are under-studied. READ MORE

  2. 2. “Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde?” : Abuse of potent benzodiazepines, exemplified by flunitrazepam, in mentally disordered male offenders

    Author : Anna Maria Dåderman; Marianne Kristiansson; Lars Lidberg; Ann Wirsén Meurling; Sten Levander; Fred Nyberg; Anna M Dåderman; Karolinska Institutet Division of Forensic Psychiatry Department of Clinical Neuroscience; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : Flunitrazepam FZ abuse; side effects of FZ; offenders referred to forensic psychiatric evaluation; juvenile delinquents; personality traits; psychopathic traits and lifestyle PCL-R ; Psychology; Psykologi; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Flunitrazepam FZ abuse; side effects of FZ; offenders referred to forensic psychiatric evaluation; juvenile delinquents; personality traits; psychopathic traits and lifestyle PCL-R .;

    Abstract : Flunitrazepam (FZ) is an example of a sedative-hypnotic benzodiazepine whose pharmacokinetic properties include a rapid onset of action and an intermediate duration of action. It has a high affinity to central benzodiazepine receptors and affects them profoundly. READ MORE

  3. 3. Characteristics of drunk drivers in Sweden : Alcohol problems, detection, crime records, psychosocial characteristics, personality traits and mental health

    Author : Beata Hubicka; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Drunk driving not only causes public and individual harm but also leads to economic costs with severe consequences for society. Research on the Driving Under Influence (DUI) phenomenon in many countries was initiated to improve public safety, prevention and rehabilitation of the DUI offenders. READ MORE

  4. 4. Pathological Internet use and psychopathology among European adolescents

    Author : Tony Durkee; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Background: Internet use and accessibility has grown exponentially across the globe. The highest rates are noted in adolescents and youth. The swift development of technological improvements combined with interactive and enticing online activities has demonstrated to be unprecedented. READ MORE

  5. 5. ADHD in Substance Use Disorders : Prevalence and Pharmacotherapy

    Author : Maija Konstenius; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Substance use disorders (SUD) and Attention deficit /hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are persistent and prevailing disorders that conjointly are associated with negative lifeevents and mental distress. The overall aim of this thesis was to examine the rate of ADHD in substance using populations and to investigate the feasibility and efficacy of methylphenidate pharmacotherapy for treatment of co-existing ADHD and SUD. READ MORE