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On the Effects of Sensory Noise in ADHD


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Title: On the Effects of Sensory Noise in ADHD
Authors: Eckernäs, Daniel
E-mail: daniel@eckernas.se
daniel.eckernas@neuro.gu.se
Issue Date: 31-Aug-2018
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Department of Pharmacology
Parts of work: Paper I: Göran Söderlund*, Daniel Eckernäs*, Olof Holmblad and Filip Bergquist. Acoustic noise improves motor learning in spontaneously hypertensive rats, a rat model of attention deficit hyperactivity. Behavioural Brain Research 280 (2015) 84–91
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Paper II: Daniel Eckernäs, Fredrik Hieronymus, Thomas Carlsson and Filip Bergquist. Acoustic white noise ameliorates reduced regional brain expression of CaMKII and ΔFosB in the spontaneously hypertensive rat model of ADHD. Submitted.

Paper III: Daniel Eckernäs*, Ghazaleh Samoudi*, Göran Söderlund, Fredrik Hieronymus, Peik Gustafsson, Sebastian Lundström, Pia Tallberg, Aikaterini Trantou, Christopher Gillberg and Filip Bergquist. Vestibular near threshold stochastic electric stimulation does not improve cognitive performance in ADHD - A pilot study. Submitted.
Date of Defence: 2018-09-21
Disputation: Fredagen den 21 september 2018, kl. 13.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Pharmaceutical science)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: ADHD
sensory noise
attention
motor learning
behavior
immunohistochemistry
Image analysis
Abstract: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders amongst children of the developed world. The main symptoms of the disorder include hyperactivity, inattention and impulsivity. Psychotropic stimulants are considered the first line treatment option. Although effective, they are associated with negative side effects. A recently proposed non-pharmacological intervention for ADHD is loud (>70 dBA) acoustic white noise, a random signal with equal i... more
ISBN: 978-91-7833-100-0 (PRINT)
978-91-7833-099-7 (PDF)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/56335
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