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Social functioning and mental health in children: the influence of chronic illness and intellectual function
(The University of Bergen, 2015-01-13)
Chronic illness, and in particular neurodevelopmental disorders, are associated with an increased risk of mental health problems and social difficulties in children. Across the neurodevelopmental disorders, the presence ...
Executive Functioning in recurrent - and first episode Major Depressive Disorder: Longitudinal studies
(The University of Bergen, 2015-02-26)
Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is in the acute phase of illness often associated with neuropsychological impairment in a range of cognitive domains such as attention, memory, psychomotor speed and Executive Functioning ...
The Role of the Corpus Callosum and Interhemispheric Connectivity in Tourette Syndrome
(The University of Bergen, 2006-10-20)
MRI measures of brain volume and cortical complexity in clinical groups and during development
(The University of Bergen, 2009-05-07)
The complex structure of the surface of the brain might elude classical magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) methods of characterization, when it comes to measures of surface irregularities. Such measures may be important ...
Executive Functioning in adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): From basic mechanisms to functional outcome
(The University of Bergen, 2014-09-18)
Background Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is characterized by age inappropriate levels of hyperactivity, inattention and impulsivity. A large proportion of children with ADHD have persisting symptoms into ...
Communication difficulties in children identified with psychiatric problems
(The University of Bergen, 2010-09-27)
Several studies have pointed to an overlap between different developmental psychopathological conditions and language impairments, and difficulties with communication have been identified in children of various diagnostic ...
The effects of background noise on asymmetrical speech perception
(The University of Bergen, 2009-09-24)
The present thesis aimed at examining the effects of environmental background noise on asymmetrical speech perception. To assess asymmetrical speech perception, the Bergen Dichotic Listening (DL) task with consonant-vowel ...
Cognitive and psychological functioning in patients with substance use disorder; from initial assessment to one-year recovery
(The University of Bergen, 2018-02-27)
Neurocognitive impairment affects quality of life, occupational functioning, and the ability to benefit from therapy. Neurocognitive assessment is thus of importance, but it is expensive and not widely accessible. Therefore, ...
Electrophysiological Correlates of Performance Monitoring in Children with Tourette Syndrome. A developmental perspective
(The University of Bergen, 2017-08-25)
Tourette syndrome (TS) is a neuropsychiatric disorder with childhood onset, characterized by chronic motor and vocal tics. Typically, tic symptoms attenuate during adolescence in parallel with the emerging self-regulatory ...