Search for dissertations about: "demens"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 50 swedish dissertations containing the word demens.

  1. 1. Facing dementia as a we Investigating couples’ challenges and communicative strategies for managing dementia

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Elin Nilsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; conversation analysis; couplehood; dementia; epistemics; multimodal interaction; pronouns; relationships; video-recorded interviews; we-ness; “couplehood”; demens; kunskapshantering; multimodal interaktion; pronomen; relationer; samtalsanalys; videoinspelade intervjuer; vi-skap;

    Abstract : We live longer than ever before, which means that we also live longer with disorders such as those connected with dementia. Most people diagnosed with dementia live in ordinary housing for a long time, relying on their social network for support, mainly involving spouses or adult children. READ MORE

  2. 2. The experience of meaning in the care of patients in the terminal stage of dementia of the Alzheimer type interpretation of non-verbal communication and ethical demands

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Kenneth Asplund; Umeå universitet.; [1991]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; dementia; ethics; facial expression; feeding; meaning; non-verbal communication; nursing; Demens; Alzheimers sjukdom;

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  3. 3. ­­­Visual assessment of perfusion and metabolism in neurodegenerative dementia

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : David Fällmar; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Dementia; Neurodegenerative; Brain imaging; Diagnostics; Neuroradiology; Neuroimaging; Demens; Neurodegenerativ; Hjärnavbildning; diagnostik; Neuroradiologi; Neuroimaging; Radiology; Radiologi;

    Abstract : A worldwide demographic shift is currently occurring, with rapidly increasing numbers of elderly individuals. Since the incidence of neurodegenerative disease generally increases with age, this entails an increase in dementia prevalence. READ MORE

  4. 4. Remembering in Alzheimer's disease utilization of cognitive support

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Agneta Herlitz; Umeå universitet.; [1991]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Alzheimer s disease; Dementia; Memory; Episodic memory; Semantic memory; Severity of dementia; Alzheimers sjukdom; demens; minne;

    Abstract : The aim of the present doctoral thesis was to investigate the ability of patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) to utilize cognitive support in order to improve episodic remembering. A review of previous research indicated that most studies have failed to find beneficial effects of encoding support on memory in AD patients. READ MORE

  5. 5. Blood pressure in advanced age with focus on epidemiology, cognitive impairment and mortality

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Lena Molander; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Blood pressure; hypertension; very old; mortality; epidemiology; cognitive impairment; dementia; Blodtryck; hypertoni; mycket gamla; dödlighet; epidemiologi; demens; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Geriatrics and medical gerontology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Geriatrik och medicinsk gerontologi; geriatrik; Geriatrics; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : The general conception is that blood pressure increases with age, but that diastolic blood pressure (DBP) starts decreasing in the elderly. There are, however, indications that systolic blood pressure (SBP) might also decline in advanced age, but further studies are needed to establish whether this is true. READ MORE