Search for dissertations about: "social phobia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 swedish dissertations containing the words social phobia.

  1. 1. Social Phobia The Family and the Brain

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Maria Tillfors; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychology; Anticipation; anxiety; avoidant personality disorder; family history; fear; neuroimaging; positron emission tomography; regional cerebral blood flow; social phobia; symptom provocation; Psykologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : The present thesis investigated family history and neurobiology of social phobia. Social phobia is a disabling disorder characterized by a marked fear of scrutiny in a variety of social situations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Social Phobia. From Epidemiology to Brain Function

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Tomas Furmark; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychology; Anxiety; brain; epidemiology; fear; neuroimaging; neurotransmitters; positron emission tomography; prevalence; serotonin; social phobia; subtypes; treatment; Psykologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : Social phobia is a disabling anxiety disorder characterized by an excessive fear of negative evaluation in social situations. The present thesis explored the epidemiology and neurobiology of the disorder. By means of a mailed questionnaire, the point prevalence of social phobia in the Swedish general population was estimated at 15.6%. READ MORE

  3. 3. Aspects of Social Phobia

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ína Marteinsdóttir; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Neurosciences; Social phobia; personality disorders; personality traits; prevalence; serotonin; PET; [3 -11C]–5-HTP; Neurovetenskap; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Neurology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Neurologi; Psychiatry; psykiatri;

    Abstract : Social phobia is a disabling, lifelong disorder characterised by fear in social settings.The aim of the present study was to gain more knowledge about diagnostic, neurobiologic and epidemiologic aspects of social phobia. READ MORE

  4. 4. Rapid Facial Reactions to Emotionally Relevant Stimuli

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Universitetsbiblioteket

    Author : Monika Thunberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Emotion; facial EMG; facial reactions; facial expressions; rapid responses; automatic responses; phobia; social fear; speech anxiety; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi;

    Abstract : The present thesis investigated the relationship between rapid facial muscle reactions and emotionally relevant stimuli. In Study I, it was demonstrated that angry faces elicit increased Corrugator supercilii activity, whereas happy faces elicit increased Zygomaticus major activity, as early as within the first second after stimulus onset. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fearful attention Investigating event-related potentials in spider phobia

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Psychology, Stockholm University

    Author : Joakim Norberg; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; attention; phobia; event-related potential; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Previous studies showed that emotional pictures capture attention. Further, this effect was decreased by manipulating spatial attention. In contrast, studies produced mixed findings for effects of perceptual load on attention to emotional pictures. Emotional pictures can be phobic or nonphobic. READ MORE