Visar resultat 11 - 15 av 130 avhandlingar innehållade ordet neuropsykologi.
Sammanfattning : Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease of the central nervous system, characterized by focal inflammatory lesions with demyelination and axonal loss. It is believed that MS is an immune-mediated disorder with both genetic and environmental contributions to the pathogenesis. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis was to investigate the effects of cortical reorganisational changes following experimental deafferentation and peripheral nerve injury and apply the concept of brain plasticity to enhance sensory re-education following peripheral nerve injury and repair in the hand. In the first two papers the effects on hand function of contralateral deafferentation was investigated. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Prostanoids are ubiquitously distributed lipid signaling molecules derived from arachidonic acid, that exhibit numerous and diverse biological effects in a variety of physiological and pathophysiological conditions. The cell surface receptors for the prostanoids belong to the family of G protein-coupled receptors. LÄS MER
14. Health-related quality of life in persons with Parkinson's disease. Aspects of symptoms, caregiving and sense of coherence
Sammanfattning : Abstract Aims: The aim of this thesis was to investigate how the impact of Parkinson’s disease, a chronic neurodegenerative disorder, influences the person’s health-related quality of life. The aim was also to investigate nursing assessment and management of Parkinson’s in elderly persons. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : In a retrospective follow-up study, n=202, long-term pain relief (>6 months) after a course of acupuncture treatments was found mainly among patients with chronic nociceptive pain while patients with neurogenic or psychogenic pain did not benefit much. In a placebo-controlled randomised single-blind long-term study with independent observer of chronic nociceptive low back pain, n=50, it was found that acupuncture, was significantly superior to true placebo in all outcome measurements, even more than 6 months after the treatment series. LÄS MER