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  1. 1. Age differences in first language attrition : A maturational constraints perspective

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Centrum för tvåspråkighetsforskning

    Författare :Emanuel Bylund; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Linguistic subjects Bilingualism; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Lingvistikämnen Tvåspråkighet; tvåspråkighetsforskning; Bilingualism; first language attrition; age differences; maturational constraints; critical period; language acquisition; bilingualism; international adoptees; conceptual proficiency; language aptitude;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis investigates age-related differences in first language (L1) attrition in a second language (L2) setting. The thesis is based on four individual studies. LÄS MER

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

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Författare :Anna Mi Ra Elmund; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    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

  3. 3. Population-based studies of body mass index, overweight and systolic blood pressure among Swedish young men

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Institute of Enviromental Medicine

    Författare :Malin Kark; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2002]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Blood pressure; Epidemiology; Fetal growth; Fetal origins hypothesis; International adoptees; Overweight; Population-based study; Twins; Young men.;

    Sammanfattning : Overweight and obesity has increased in Sweden and worldwide in recent decades. Lifestyle and environmental changes, genetic susceptibility and interactions between these factors are believed to be important. A theoretical framework often referred to, as the fetal origins hypothesis has been extensively debated over the last 15 years. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Early life factors and the long-term development of asthma

    Detta är en avhandling från Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Författare :Hartmut Vogt; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Östergötlands Läns Landsting.; [2012]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; asthma; birth cohort; national register;

    Sammanfattning : Asthma, a huge burden on millions of individuals worldwide, is one of the most important public health issues in many countries. As genetic and   environmental factors interact, asthma may be programmed very early in life, perhaps even in utero. LÄS MER