Search for dissertations about: "sleep"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 435 swedish dissertations containing the word sleep.

  1. 1. Sleep apnea and sleep : diagnostic aspects

    Author : Carin Sahlin; Karl Franklin; Eva Lindberg; Eva Svanborg; Åke Tegelberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sleep apnea; sleep stages; snoring; stroke; polysomnography; Cheyne-Stokes respiration; supine-dependency; Cardiovascular medicine; Kardiovaskulär medicin; Lung diseases; Lungsjukdomar; lungmedicin; Lung Medicine;

    Abstract : Background: Patients with sleep apnea have frequent apneas and hypopneas during sleep. Apneas can be either central or obstructive. The apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) is the mean number of apneas and hypopneas per hour of sleep. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sleep disturbances : Consequences and comorbidities

    Author : Shadi Amid Hägg; Eva Lindberg; Mirjam Ljunggren; Göran Kecklund; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Insomnia; sleep; reflux; snoring; occupational accidents; smoking; hypertension; Lungmedicin; Lung Medicine;

    Abstract : Background: Sleep disorders are common in the general population, with insomnia and sleep-related breathing disorders being the most common disorders. Since sleep has many important functions, such as a role in consolidation of memories and learning, energy conservation, cardiovascular and immune system regulation, it is not surprising that the disruption of normal sleep may lead to negative health effects and various comorbidities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Obesity, Sleep and Sleep-disordered Breathing

    Author : Andreas Palm; Eva Lindberg; Christer Janson; Ludger Grote; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sleep; Obesity; Obstructive Sleep Apnea; Obesity Hypoventilation syndrome; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : Background: Sleep problems are associated with impaired quality of life and daytime sleepiness. Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS), are associated with metabolic changes and an increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. READ MORE

  4. 4. Lean, mean sleep machine? : Effects and experiences of a sleep robot intervention for adults with insomnia

    Author : Siri Jakobsson Støre; Annika Norell-Clarke; Maria Tillfors; Børge Sivertsen; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ADHD; anxiety; depression; hyperarousal; insomnia; robot; sleep; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Many adults suffer from insomnia disorder, struggling to fall asleep, stay asleep, or with early morning awakenings. Hyperarousal is an important predisposing, precipitating and perpetuating factor to insomnia. Anxiety, depression and ADHD are common comorbid disorders, with shared cognitive, behavioral, genetic, and neurological features. READ MORE

  5. 5. Disturbed sleep and emotion : a developmental perspective

    Author : Nanette S. Danielsson; Steven J Linton; Markus Jansson-Fröjmark; Børge Sivertsen; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; sleep disturbance; emotion dysregulation; catastrophic worry; sleep-onset; partial sleep deprivation; neuroticism; depressive symptoms; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Sleep disturbances are not only defining features, but also diagnostic criteria for most psychiatric disorders. Recently, researchers have proposed a theoretic role for sleep disturbances in emotion dysregulation, subsequently linking neurobiological processes and psychopathology. READ MORE