Search for dissertations about: "suicide"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 225 swedish dissertations containing the word suicide.

  1. 1. Suicide Seasonality Theoretical and Clinical Implications

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Georgios Makris; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; suicide; season; antidepressants; sunshine; temperature; Psychiatry; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : Background: Although suicide seasonality has been well-documented, surprisingly little is known about its underlying mechanisms.Methods: In this thesis, data from three Swedish registers (Cause of Death Register, National Patient Register, Prescribed Drugs Register) and data from the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute were used. READ MORE

  2. 2. On suicide in European countries : some theoretical, legal and historical views on suicide mortality and its concomitants

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Ilkka Henrik Mäkinen; Stockholms universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Attityd; dödlighet; historia; lag; kultur; självmord; teori; Sociology; sociologi; assisted suicide; comparative studies; cross-sectional studies; culture; Durkheim; Europe; history; law; modernization; Parsons; suicide; suicide rates; Sweden; theories;

    Abstract : The theme of this thesis is suicide mortality in its various aspects, seen from an international, European perspective. It questions the existence of social (structural) concomitants to suicide mortality and investigates attitudes towards and legislation concerning suicide, as well as some historical processes pertaining to their development. READ MORE

  3. 3. Suicide in Russia A macro-sociological study

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Tanya Jukkala; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Suicide; Russia; historical development; time-series analysis; age-period-cohort analysis; Émile Durkheim; Niklas Luhmann;

    Abstract : This work constitutes a macro-sociological study of suicide. The empirical focus is on suicide mortality in Russia, which is among the highest in the world and has, moreover, developed in a dramatic manner over the second half of the 20th century. READ MORE

  4. 4. Brains, genes and environment of suicide attempters

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Fredrik Vang; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; suicide; attempted suicide; self-injury; factor analysis; psychometrics; suicide assessment scale; cortisol; hpa-axis; hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis; depression; adjustment disorder; serotonin transporter; 5HTTLPR; adversities; negative life events; globus pallidus; caudate nucleus; SPECT; MRI; volumetry; dichotic listening; brain lateralization; functional brain asymmetry;

    Abstract : Identification of symptoms or biological abnormalities that predispose to suicide or identifies specific vulnerabilities, may one day improve allocation of resources or help tailor treatment to the patient. Paper I: We compared the predictive value of symptom-oriented questions against direct questions about suicidality in assessing risk for suicide attempts. READ MORE

  5. 5. BDNF, impulsiveness and avoidant focused coping in suicide attempters

    University dissertation from Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

    Author : LIVIA AMBRUS; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; BDNF; Aviodant coping; Suicide Attempters; HPA axis; Impulsvieness; BDNF; Avoidant focused coping; HPA axis; attempted suicide; impulsiveness;

    Abstract : Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) is an important protein for neuroplasticity and neurogenesis. In this thesis the role of BDNF, in suicidal behaviour was investigated with focus on possible risk factors for suicidal behaviour such as avoidant focused coping, dysfuntional personality traits like impulsiveness and hyperactivity of the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal (HPA) axis. READ MORE