Essays about: "psychiatric disorders"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 essays containing the words psychiatric disorders.

  1. 1. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health of children and adolescents

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för medicinsk biokemi och mikrobiologi

    Author : Gautam Srivastava; [2020]
    Keywords : COVID-19; SARS-CoV-2; coronavirus; pandemic; mental health; children; adolescents; social distancing; lockdown; isolation; quarantine; children with special needs;

    Abstract : The rapidly spreading pandemic of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) infection with high morbidity and mortality has overwhelmed the global healthcare services. With mysterious origins and the capacity of affecting multiple types of tissues, SARS-CoV-2 has baffled many scientists - which has posed great challenges in the development of pharmaceutical treatments and preventions (i. READ MORE

  2. 2. Psilocybin and LSD in the Treatment of Depression and Anxiety

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Marcus Allgulin; [2020]
    Keywords : LSD; psilocybin; cognitive neuroscience; psychedelic-assisted therapy; depression; anxiety; 5-HT2A; Default Mode Network;

    Abstract : Psychiatry is in a crisis. Mental health disorders are on the rise worldwide and there are currently not enough efficient treatment methods that would meet the patients’ needs. Hence, the societal and economic costs of mental health problems are enormous, as well as the suffering of individuals afflicted by mental health problems. READ MORE

  3. 3. Long-term effects of a synbiotic intervention in ADHD-patients : 18-month follow-up

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för psykologi (PSY)

    Author : Jaqueline Fricke Palmell; [2020]
    Keywords : Synbiotic intervention; probiotics; prebiotics; microbiota; ADHD; autism; emotion regulation; functional impairment; lactic acid bacteria; inflammation; anti-inflammatory; Synbiotika; probiotika; prebiotika; mikrobiota; intervention; ADHD; autism; emotionsreglering; funktionsnedsättning; mjölksyrabakterier; inflammation; anti-inflammatorisk;

    Abstract : A link between the gut and the brain has been proposed to influence psychiatric disorders. Probiotics have been suggested to modify the gut microbiota and thereby improve autism symptoms in children. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has high comorbidity with other neuropsychiatric diagnoses, including autism. READ MORE

  4. 4. Transparent Machine Learning for Multi-Omics Analysis of Mental Disorders

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för biologisk grundutbildning

    Author : Stella Belin; [2020]
    Keywords : machine learning; multi-omics; mental disorders;

    Abstract : Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder are two severe mental disorders that affect more than 65 million individuals worldwide. The aim of thisproject was to find co-prediction mechanisms for genes associated with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder using a multi-omics data set and a transparent machine learning approach. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Therapeutic Potential of Psilocybin and 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine in the Treatment of Depression and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Sofia Gyllvik; [2020]
    Keywords : 3; 4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine; MDMA; psilocybin; entactogen; psychedelic; psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy; MDMA-assisted psychotherapy;

    Abstract : The psychedelic psilocybin and the entactogen 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) are being scientifically studied again after a long hiatus, and especially for their potential in the treatment of psychiatric disorders. Their profound effect on cognitive, perceptual, and affective processes have led to several clinical studies during the last decade that have forced the reconsideration of the utility of these substances. READ MORE