Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 12 avhandlingar innehållade ordet DSM-5.
Sammanfattning : Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a debilitating condition that may arise after exposure to shocking, frightening, or dangerous events. Hallmark symptoms are re-experiencing, avoidance, and hyperarousal. Other common symptoms are more ancillary and overlap with other psychiatric disorders (e.g. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The overall aim of this thesis was to study some previously under-researched psychometric properties of the standardized diagnostic instruments Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised [ADI-R] and Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule [ADOS] as well as the standardized Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales, Second Edition [VABS-II] in order to improve current diagnostic practice. Excellent interpersonal objectivity operationalized as interrater reliability of the ADI-R and the ADOS has been reported from research settings with highly trained, research reliable examiners. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Unusual responses to sensory stimuli have been reported in nearly all children with autism spectrum conditions (ASC). A few studies on adults indicate that the sensory and perceptual problems persist into adulthood. LÄS MER
4. Non-Suicidal Self-Injury in Swedish Adolescents : Prevalence, Characteristics, Functions and Associations With Childhood Adversities
Sammanfattning : Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI), such as intentionally cutting, burning or hitting oneself, is a behavior with potentially detrimental consequences and empirical studies are necessary to gain knowledge of how to prevent NSSI in adolescents. The aims of this thesis were to investigate the prevalence, methods, characteristics and functions of NSSI in a large community sample of Swedish adolescents, and to examine the relationship between NSSI and adverse life events and trauma symptoms. LÄS MER
5. Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR) and Cambridge Neuropsychological Test Automated Battery (CANTAB) as Objective Support in Diagnosing Childhood ADHD and ASD
Sammanfattning : AbstractBackgroundThere is a need for easily administered objective tests in neurodevelopmental disorders. We investigated the clinical utility for child and adolescent psychiatry of Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR) and Cambridge Neuropsychological Test Automated Battery (CANTAB) as support in diagnosing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD). LÄS MER