Search for dissertations about: "multiple stressor"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words multiple stressor.

  1. 1. Psychotropic Pharmaceuticals in Aquatic Systems: An Ecological Perspective

    University dissertation from Department of Biology, Lund University

    Author : Melanie Hedgespeth; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; ecotoxicology; aquatic; trophic level; pharmaceutical; SSRI; beta-blocker; sertraline; fluoxetine; propranolol; fish; daphnia; snail; predator; prey; behavior; life history; multiple stressor;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in English Psychotropic pharmaceuticals include various groups of chemicals that have been designed to affect neurochemistry in human consumers resulting in changes in cognition, mood, and/or behavior; many target specific receptors and subsequently alter neurotransmitter levels in the central nervous system. The use of pharmaceuticals by consumers results in the release of these active substances and their breakdown products into the environment, the main source of which is through domestic wastewater treatment plants connected to households. READ MORE

  2. 2. Stress in chickens Effects of domestication and early experience on behaviour and welfare

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Maria Ericsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2016]

    Abstract : The domestication is the process where animals have adapted to human conditions. A prerequisite for domestication is tame behaviour towards humans and subsequently, selection for other desirable traits took place which led to changes in several behavioural and physiological parameters. READ MORE

  3. 3. Coral reefs in a human-dominated environment : implications of altered disturbance regimes and reduced resilience

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University

    Author : Magnus Nyström; Stockholms universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Korallrev; Ekosystem i vatten; Marine Ecotoxicology; marin ekotoxikologi;

    Abstract : Coral reefs are facing an "Anthropocene " era where humans have advanced from a minor species with limited influence on coral reefs to a major source of disturbance. Disturbance arriving from human influences may not only interact with each other, but also with natural disturbance regimes, leading to synergistic effects. READ MORE

  4. 4. Close to the edge discursive, gendered and embodied stress in modern youth

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Maria Wiklund; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sweden; adolescent; youth; young women; stress; distress; health; psychosomatic; subjective health; body; embodiment; lived experience; gender; modernity; discourse; qualitative method; content analysis; interviews; school survey; questionnaire; epidemiology; Sverige; ungdomar; tonår; unga vuxna; tonårsflickor; stress; ångest; subjektiv hälsa; kropp; förkroppsligande; levd erfarenhet; genus; modernitet; kvalitativ metod; kvalitativ innehållsanalys; intervjuer; skolenkät; frågeformulär; epidemiologi; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background Adolescent subjective health and mental problems have become a public health concern not only in Sweden but worldwide. The overall aim of this thesis is to deepen and widen the understanding of young peoples’ subjective health, psychosomatic and stress-related problems. READ MORE

  5. 5. Psychosocial factors and preterm birth : national register-based studies

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Medicine, Solna

    Author : Can Liu; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2017]

    Abstract : Every year, approximately fifteen million infants are born preterm, defined as prior to 37 gestational weeks. Preterm birth is the number one cause of neonatal mortality, which kills more than one million babies every year globally. However, its aetiology remains largely unclear, hindering effective preventions. READ MORE