Sökning: "mental disorder"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 255 avhandlingar innehållade orden mental disorder.
Sammanfattning : Aim: The overall aim was to create knowledge about what it means to live with bipolar disorder from an existential perspective, both for individuals with the diagnosis and for their close relatives. Method: An existential perspective in this context entails that it is explored and described from a lifeworld perspective of individuals who in various ways experience that which is termed as bipolar disorder. LÄS MER
2. Mental health in Nicaragua : with special reference to psychological trauma and suicidal behaviour
Sammanfattning : This thesis explores mental health problems relating to war and natural disaster and suicidal behaviour in the Nicaraguan population. The more specific aims of the study were to assess the prevalence and sociodemographic correlates of mental disorder in a community-based study during time of war (Paper I), to assess the mental health impact of Hurricane Mitch in 1998 (Paper II), to assess the incidence of hospitalized parasuicide cases and groups at risk (Paper III), and to examine suicide intent among attempters relating to gender, suicide method and sociodemographic factors and identify predictors for repetition of an attempt (Paper IV). LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Background: In patients with bipolar disorder, long-term treatment with mood-stabilisers is often required to prevent manic and depressive episodes. At present, our knowledge remains limited regarding factors that influence the outcomes of mood-stabiliser treatment. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Individuals afflicted with childhood and adolescent mental disorders have an increased risk for poor outcome in adulthood. The progression of psychopathology from childhood to adult life may be influenced by a multitude of interacting variables, both biological and psychosocial. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This doctoral thesis examines the attribution of criminal responsibility in Swedish law in cases where the defendant committed an act during an atypical mental state, e.g. psychosis. In nearly all criminal justice systems, a severe mental disorder can activate special rules that excuse or exempt the defendant. LÄS MER