Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 70 avhandlingar innehållade orden AFFECTIVE DISORDER.

  1. 1. Studies on affective disorders in rural Ethiopia

    Författare :Abebaw Fekadu; Lars Jacobsson; Gunnar Kullgren; Lars von Knorring; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; bipolar disorder; depressive disorder; affective disorder; mood disorder; prevalence; outcome; cross-sectional study; prospective study; longitudinal study; isolated population; Ethiopia; Africa; developing countries; Psychiatry; Psykiatri; psykiatri; Psychiatry;

    Sammanfattning : Background Affective disorders are poorly defined and studied in sub-Saharan Africa despite their substantial public health impact. Objectives Overall objective: To describe the epidemiology of selected affective disorders in rural Ethiopia. Specific objectives 1. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Hypocortisolism in recurrent affective disorders

    Författare :Martin Maripuu; Karl-Fredrik Norrback; Rolf Adolfsson; Mikael Wikgren; Marie Åsberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Affective disorders; Bipolar disorder; Cortisol; Depression; HPA-axis; Hypercortisolism; Hypocortisolism; Lithium; Metabolic syndrome; Obesity; Quality of life; Recurrent depression; Stress; Telomeres;

    Sammanfattning : Bipolar disorders and recurrent depressions are two common psychiatric disorders with a life time prevalence of approximately 1% and 8%, respectively. Despite treatment these patients suffer from affective symptoms up to 50% of the time, resulting in lower well-being. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Mortality in schizophrenia and affective disorder

    Författare :Urban Ösby; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Schizophrenia; Bipolar disorder; Unipolar disorder; Schizophrenia Incidence; Standardized Mortality Ratio; Schizophrenia Mortality; Bipolar disorder Mortality; Unipolar disorder Mortality; Schizophrenia Suicide; Bipolar disorder Suicide; Unipolar disorder Suicide. Medical Record Linkage; Patient admission; Epidemiology; Registries;

    Sammanfattning : Patients with psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and unipolar disorder have a considerably increased mortality compared to the population. To reduce this increased mortality is a major task for clinical psychiatry, and the aim of this study is to improve the knowledge about the increased mortality in order to reduce its effects for the patients. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Life-charting patients with treatment-refractory affective disorder

    Författare :Anna Ehnvall; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :; Life charting; treatment-refractory affective disorder; sensitisation; CRH challenge test; ACTH; MHPG; perception of parental rearing;

    Sammanfattning : Introduction:In treatment-refractory affective illness there are several hypothesis to suggest alterations in the neurobiological systems in relation to illness course. The underlying mechanisms have been scantily investigated. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Long-Term Health Outcome of Adolescent  Mood Disorders : Focus on Bipolar Disorder

    Författare :Aivar Päären; Ulf Jonsson; Anne-Liis von Knorring; Frank Lindblad; Anne Mari Sund; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :adolescent mood disorders; bipolar disorder; long-term follow-up assessment; Psychiatry; Psykiatri;

    Sammanfattning : There has recently been an intense debate about the increased rate of bipolar disorders (BPD) in children and adolescents observed in clinical settings. Thus, there is great interest in child and adolescent symptoms of hypomania and whether these symptoms subsequently will develop into BPD. LÄS MER