Sökning: "HPA-axis"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 72 avhandlingar innehållade ordet HPA-axis.

  1. 1. The Physiology of Chicken Domestication : Involvement of the HPA-axis and the Autonomic Nervous System

    Författare :Magnus Elfwing; Jordi Altimiras; Michael Axelsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Domestication; chickens; HPA-axis; autonomic nervous system; heart rate; allometry;

    Sammanfattning : Domesticering är en urvalsprocess för önskvärda egenskaper hos djur som över tid förändrar deras utseende, beteende och genetik. Några exempel av djur som genomgått denna riktade avel är vargen, mufflon, uroxen, vildsvinet och den röda djungelhönan som vi idag känner som hunden, fåret, kon, grisen och slaktkycklingen. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Personality and the HPA-axis in Association with Postpartum Depression

    Författare :Stavros I Iliadis; Alkistis Skalkidou; Inger Sundström Poromaa; Erika Comasco; Sara Sylvén; Lil Träskman Bendz; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Corticotropin-releasing hormone; cortisol; HPA-axis; HSD11B1; hydroxysteroid 11-beta dehydrogenase 1; neuroticism; peripartum depression; personality; postpartum depression; rs12565406; stress; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Psychiatry; Psykiatri;

    Sammanfattning : Postpartum depression is a psychiatric disorder affecting a substantial proportion of newly delivered women, and remains a significant cause of childbirth-related morbidity. The aim of the present thesis was to examine psychological, endocrine and genetic aspects of postpartum depression in a large, population-based sample of women in Uppsala, Sweden. LÄS MER

  3. 3. 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

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

    Författare :LIVIA AMBRUS; Lund Psykiatri; []
    Nyckelord :BDNF; Aviodant coping; Suicide Attempters; HPA axis; Impulsvieness; BDNF; Avoidant focused coping; HPA axis; attempted suicide; impulsiveness;

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER

  5. 5. ADHD and stress : Diurnal cortisol levels, early psychosocial adversity and perceived stress

    Författare :Johan Isaksson; Frank Lindblad; Kent W Nilsson; Per Gustafsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; ADHD; HPA-axis; cortisol; hypocortisolism; diurnal rhythm; trauma; adversity; medication; perceived stress; gender differences; Child and Youth Psychiatry; Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri;

    Sammanfattning : The Hypothalamus-Pituitary-Adrenal axis (HPA-axis) with its end product cortisol mediates the physiological response to stress thereby promoting mobilization of energy. The cortisol levels follow a diurnal rhythm with a distinct awakening response. LÄS MER