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  1. 1. The Prediction of Traffic Accident Involvement from Driving Behavior

    Författare :Anders af Wåhlberg; Lennart Melin; Frank McKenna; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psychology; Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of the studies was to predict individual traffic accident involvement by the quantification of driving style in terms of speed changes, using bus drivers as subjects. An accident database was constructed from the archives of the bus company whose drivers were used as subjects. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Dyslexia: Relevance of Concepts, Validity of Measurements, and Cognitive Functions

    Författare :Jan Alm; Lennart Melin; Håkan Nyman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psychology; Learning disabilities; learning disorders; specific learning difficulties; reading disability; reading disorder; WAIS-R; Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Sammanfattning : The thesis opens with an exposition of different uses of the term dyslexia. In that context its conceptual relevance is discussed. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Overrepresentation of Internationally Adopted Adolescents in Swedish §12-institutions

    Författare :Anna Mi Ra Elmund; Torsten Tuvemo; Lennart Melin; Anne-Liis von Knorring; Lemm Proos; Malin Irhammar; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :Psychology; transnational adoption; international adoption; intercountry adoption; intelligence; adolescent; delinquent; neuropsychological; cognitive; attachment; relations; adoptive parents; personality; self-perception; residential care; foster care; Psykologi;

    Sammanfattning : In order to study internationally adopted delinquents, internationally adopted controls, delinquent controls and an additional group of healthy non-adopted, non-delinquent controls, the following tests were used: WISC/WAIS, TOL, WCST, a questionnaire, I think I am, ISSI, an attachment test, KSP, and SCL-90. In the register study, data were obtained from the registers of The National Board of Health and Welfare and Statistics Sweden and multivariate analyses were performed using logistic regression models. LÄS MER

  4. 4. When Cheap is Good : Cost-Effective Parent and Teacher Interventions for Children with Externalizing Behavior Problems

    Författare :Martin Forster; Lennart Melin; Knut Sundell; Terje Ogden; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Applied psychology; Tillämpad psykologi; Clinical Psychology; Klinisk psykologi;

    Sammanfattning : There is strong empirical support for behavioral parent training (BPT) as an intervention for children with externalizing behavior problems (EBP). However, there is a lack of studies that have investigated the effectiveness of BPT in routine care. Furthermore, most families in need of service do not gain access to it. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Illness Management and Recovery : Implementation and evaluation of a psychosocial program for schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder

    Författare :Rickard Färdig; Anders Fredriksson; Lewander Tommy; Lennart Melin; Lars Hansson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; illness management and recovery; IMR; recovery; schizophrenia; schizoaffective; evidence-based; psychosocial; intervention outcome; neurocognition; remission; IMRS; psychometric properties; reliability; validity; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of the present thesis was to examine the effectiveness of the Illness Management and Recovery (IMR) program for teaching clients with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder to better manage their illness and to promote recovery. This was accomplished through an examination of the program’s effects on psychosocial functioning and psychopathology, the evaluation of general and specific impact of neurocognition on learning the fundamentals of illness self-management, and the impact of symptom severity on outcome of the IMR program. LÄS MER