Sökning: "Cognitive disorders"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 275 avhandlingar innehållade orden Cognitive disorders.
1. Children with visual disorders : cognitive development, developmental disorders and consequences for treatment and counselling
Sammanfattning : The causes of visual impairment and blindness has changed over the years, in Sweden and in other industrialised countries, giving rise to a new population of visually impaired children. Damages to the posterior visual pathway and the brain are now common causes of visual impairment. LÄS MER
2. Cognitive dysfunction : Assessed by Questionnaires in a Population Sample and in Patients with Affective or Anxiety Disorders Before, During and After Treatment
Sammanfattning : The aim of the present thesis was to study the Swedish versions of the Dysfunctional Attitude Scale (DAS) and the Automatic Thoughts Questionnaire (ATQ) regarding their psychometric properties and to investigate their place in the cognitive theory of psychopathology. For these purposes samples were collected of the general population and of different psychopathological groups in different stages of illness and the results were compared with clinical diagnoses according to the DSM-III-R and IV and selfand observer ratings of depression and anxiety. LÄS MER
3. Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorders in a Swedish School Population : Prevalence, Clinical Assessment, Background, Psychopathology, and Cognitive Function
Sammanfattning : A total population of 4,479 children (7-15 years of age) attended school in Ludvika & Smedjebacken in 2000. All the school children and their parents were asked to fill in a questionnaire concerning different tics A three-stage procedure was used: tic identification, interview, and clinical assessment. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is used worldwide to treat severe mental disorders. The most common mental disorder, and the third leading cause of disease burden in the world is depression. The clinical efficacy of ECT for severe depression is well-established. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Aim: The overarching aims of this thesis were to (a) gain further insight into the developmental/cognitive aspects of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in young children, and (b) assess outcome after interventions of varying intensity. Methods: In a prospectively designed longitudinal naturalistic study, 208 preschool children with ASD were comprehensively assessed - including with a variety of cognitive tests and other structured neurodevelopmental/adaptive interviews, observation schedules and questionnaires - before start of intervention and at the end of intervention after two years. LÄS MER