Search for dissertations about: "tiredness"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 39 swedish dissertations containing the word tiredness.

  1. 1. The Face of Sleep Loss

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Psychology, Stockholm University

    Author : Tina Sundelin; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; sleep loss; sleep deprivation; face perception; interpersonal perception; attractiveness; tiredness; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Sleep deprivation has been studied for over a century, providing knowledge about the benefits of sleep for many physiological, cognitive, and behavioural functions. However, there have only been anecdotal indications about what a tired or sleep-deprived person looks like, despite the fact that appearance influences not only how other people perceive a person but also how they evaluate them and behave towards them. READ MORE

  2. 2. Manipulation and Measurement of Mental Workload: An experimental investigation in human-computer interaction

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Erik Wästlund; Karlstads universitet.; Karlstads universitet.; Karlstads universitet.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psykologi; Psychology; Working memory; procedural memory; dual-task; computerized testing; mental workload; stress; tiredness; information processing; convergent; divergent; page layout; reading;

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  3. 3. Assessment of increased upper airway resistance in snorers. Methodological and diagnostic considerations

    University dissertation from Otorhinolaryngology (Lund)

    Author : Sören Berg; [1997]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; arousals.; pharyngeal pressure; intrathoracic pressure; hypopnea; respiratory ventilation; oxygenation; Non apneic snorers; upper airway obstruction; Otorhinolaryngology; audiology; auditive system and speech; Otorinolaryngologi; audiologi; hörsel- och talorganen;

    Abstract : Sleep-related partial upper airway obstruction may cause increased morbidity and mortality, but diagnosis and treatment of patients is varying and inconsistent. The present studies were aimed to evaluate presently applied indirect methods for assessing respiratory ventilation and to investigate the value and accuracy in estimating upper airway resistance during sleep by measuring intrathoracic pressure variation with a microchip catheter in the esophagus. READ MORE

  4. 4. Drug use in the elderly - Risk or protection? : Findings from the Kungsholmen project

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Occupational Therapy and Elderly Care Research (NEUROTEC)

    Author : Christel Cornelius; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Drug use; elderly; dementia; Alzheimer s disease; aspirin; NSAIDs; glucocorticoids; calcium channel blockers; apolipoprotein E; population-based study.;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with different aspects of drug use in a population-based study with participants 75 years and older. The study was performed within the Kungsholmen Project in Stockholm, Sweden, using data from the baseline survey (1987-89), and the first (1991-93) and second (1994-96) followups In the first two papers we used cross-sectional data (n=1810) to describe tile drug Ilse pattern ill this population (I), and to examine the association between self-reported symptoms and drug use (II). READ MORE

  5. 5. It´s never too late : health-promotion and disease-prevention for very old person

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Sahlgrenska akademin

    Author : Lina Behm; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to evaluate the effects of health-promoting and disease-preventive interventions on health and frailty in very old community-dwelling persons, and to explore the participants’ experiences in relation to these interventions. Studies I and II were evaluations of the three-armed randomised, single-blind and controlled trial Elderly Persons in the Risk Zone, which consisted  of the two health-promoting and disease-preventive interventions preventive home visits (PHV) and multi-professional senior group meetings (senior meetings). READ MORE