Sökning: "Lena Flyckt"

Hittade 5 avhandlingar innehållade orden Lena Flyckt.

  1. 1. Schizophrenia as a systemic disorder : studies of peripheral and central biological functions

    Författare :Lena Flyckt; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :schizophrenia; systemic disease; membrane function; tyrosine transport; muscle biopsy; muscle fibre atrophy; macro EMG; cognitive functions; neurological signs; finger-tapping;

    Sammanfattning : Psychiatric disturbances with an onset in adulthood may show subtle signs in childhood and school age. This is particularly applicable to patients with schizophrenia. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Treatment Response in Psychotic Patients in a Naturalistic Setting : Classification, Genes, Drugs, Insight and Social Networks

    Författare :Malin Alenius; Margareta Hammarlund-Udenaes; Per Hartvig Honoré; Leif Lindström; Lena Flyckt; Uppsala universitet; []

    Sammanfattning : Many patients with psychotic symptoms respond poorly to treatment. Various approaches have been made to classify these patients according to treatment response. However, existing classifications have been criticized for various reasons and a new classification system is needed. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Prognostic Factors in First-Episode Schizophrenia : Five-year Outcome of Symptoms, Function and Obesity

    Författare :Robert Bodén; Johan Sundström; Leif Lindström; Lena Flyckt; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; First-episode; psychosis; schizophrenia; community mental health services; remission; functional outcome; biochemistry; obesity; weight-gain; prediction; autonomic balance; electrocardiography; Psychiatry; Psykiatri; Psychiatry; Psykiatri;

    Sammanfattning : Our knowledge of prognostic factors and optimal treatment organisation in schizophrenia is incomplete. The disparity of outcome measures used has been a major obstacle for research. Increasing evidence has shown that schizophrenia is associated with increased cardiovascular mortality, development of obesity and autonomic nervous system imbalance. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Studies on Variability in Olanzapine Disposition

    Författare :Elisabeth Skogh; Staffan Hägg; Marja Liisa Dahl; Markus Heilig; Lena Flyckt; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Sammanfattning : Schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorders are chronic conditions with a significant impact on many functions. Positive, negative, cognitive and motor symptoms appear in different degrees and constellations. Antipsychotics are of fundamental importance to reduce symptoms. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Vulnerability and Social Functioning in Schizophrenia

    Författare :Gabriella Stålberg; Robert Bodén; Lisa Ekselius; Lena Flyckt; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :Coping; fetal growth; low birth weight; neuropeptides; outcome; problem solving skills; psychosis; risk factors; schizophrenia; siblings; social function; twins; Psychiatry; Psykiatri;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis offers a broad approach in elucidating biological risk factors, as well as psychological and social functioning in schizophrenia. The aims are as follows: (I) investigate the association between birth characteristics and schizophrenia, (II) study the association between levels of neurotransmitter neuropeptide Y (NPY) in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), social function and longitudinal outcome in schizophrenia, (III) compare social functioning of patients with schizophrenia with their biological siblings and (IV) explore how siblings to patients with schizophrenia perceive the sibling relationship and their role. LÄS MER