Search for dissertations about: "specific phobia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words specific phobia.

  1. 1. Specific phobias in children and adolescents : a cognitive-behavioral approach

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Psychology, Stockholm University

    Author : Lisa Svensson; Stockholms universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anxiety disorder; cognitive-behavioral therapy; phobia; children; adolescents; treatment; 1-session; graduated exposure; experience; Fobier; Fobier hos barn; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The present dissertation comprises four empirical studies that examine different aspects of the phenomena of fears, phobias and anxieties in children and adolescents, at different levels of application. At the same time, this dissertation corresponds to the first randomized treatment study carried out with children suffering from anxiety disorders in Sweden. READ MORE

  2. 2. Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Studies in Anxiety Disorders

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Åsa Michelgård Palmquist; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Positron emission tomography; PET; amygdala; fear; anxiety; anxiety disorders; specific phobia; social phobia; posttraumatic stress disorder; PTSD; regional cerebral blood flow; rCBF; substance P; SP; neurokinin 1 receptor; NK1; GR205171; STAI-S; MEDICINE Psychiatry; MEDICIN Psykiatri; MEDICINE Morphology; cell biology; pathology Cell biology Neurobiology; MEDICIN Morfologi; cellbiologi; patologi Cellbiologi Neurobiologi; MEDICINE Morphology; cell biology; pathology Cell biology Neuroscience; MEDICIN Morfologi; cellbiologi; patologi Cellbiologi Neurovetenskap; MEDICINE Physiology and pharmacology Physiology Experimental brain research; MEDICIN Fysiologi och farmakologi Fysiologi Experimentell hjärnforskning; MEDICINE Physiology and pharmacology Physiology Molecular neurobiology; MEDICIN Fysiologi och farmakologi Fysiologi Molekylär neurobiologi; MEDICINE Physiology and pharmacology Radiological research Radiation biology; MEDICIN Fysiologi och farmakologi Radiologisk forskning Strålningsbiologi; MEDICINE Physiology and pharmacology Physiology Neurobiology; MEDICIN Fysiologi och farmakologi Fysiologi Neurobiologi; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Cell and molecular biology Neurobiology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Cell- och molekylärbiologi Neurobiologi;

    Abstract : Anxiety disorders are very common and the primary feature is abnormal or inappropriate anxiety. Fear and anxiety is often mediated by the amygdala, a brain structure rich in substance P (SP) and neurokinin 1 (NK1) receptors. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fears, anxieties and cognitive-behavioral treatment of specific phobias in youth

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Psykologiska institutionen

    Author : Lena Reuterskiöld; Stockholms universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Specific phobia; one-session treatment; child anxiety; parenting; motivation; assessment; parent diagnoses; cognitive-behavioral therapy; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; klinisk psykologi; Clinical Psychology;

    Abstract : The present dissertation consists of three empirical studies on children and adolescents presenting with various specific phobias in Stockholm, Sweden and in Virginia, USA. The overall aim was to contribute to our understanding of childhood fears, anxiety and phobias and to evaluate the efficacy and portability of a one-session treatment of specific phobias in youth. READ MORE

  4. 4. Blood-and Injection Phobia in Pregnancy Epidemiological, Biological and Treatment aspects

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Caroline Lilliecreutz; Linköpings universitet.; Östergötlands Läns Landsting.; Linköpings universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Blood-and injection phobia; pregnancy; prevalence; cortisol; outcome; cognitive behavioral therapy; MEDICINE Surgery Obstetrics and women s diseases; MEDICIN Kirurgi Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar;

    Abstract : Introduction: Blood- and injection phobia is an anxiety disorder with a prevalence of approximately 3-5% in the general population. The etiology is often a combination of genetic factors and a conditioning experience. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cognitive behavioral therapy for children and adolescents with dental phobia

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

    Author : Shervin Shahnavaz; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: Dental phobia is a disabling and clinically significant fear that interferes with the dental care necessary for a child’s or adolescent’s well-being. In fact, the definition of oral health in children and adolescents stresses, not only sound and well-functioning dental and oral structures, but also an absence of dental fear and anxiety. READ MORE