Search for dissertations about: "dementia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 380 swedish dissertations containing the word dementia.

  1. 1. Predictors of Dementia Insulin, Fatty Acids and Vascular Risk Factors

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Elina Rönnemaa; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; dementia; Alzheimer’s disease; vascular dementia; insulin secretion; diabetes; fatty acids; epidemiology; vascular risk factors; Geriatrics; Geriatrik;

    Abstract : Identification of modifiable risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is crucial in order to diminish suffering from this devastating disease. The aim of this thesis was to investigate if different aspects of glucose metabolism, insulin, fatty-acid composition or other vascular risk factors predict the future development of AD and dementia. READ MORE

  2. 2. Neuropathological findings and staging in dementia

    University dissertation from Dept of Pathology

    Author : Hans Brunnström; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Alzheimer disease; concordance; dementia; diagnostics; frontotemporal lobar degeneration; grading; Lewy body disease; locus coeruleus; neuropathology; prevalence; staging; vascular dementia;

    Abstract : Dementia is a clinical syndrome with the development of impairment in multiple cognitive functions (including memory), severe enough to interfere with activities of daily living, as the main symptom. There are a large number of disorders that can lead to dementia, and neuropathological examination after death is necessary to determine the underlying cause with certainty. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploring 'couplehood' in dementia : a constructivist grounded theory study

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Ingrid Hellström; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; dementia; spousal relationship; couplehood; grounded theory; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract :   The overall aim of this thesis is to gain a better understanding how people with dementia and their spouses experience dementia over time, especially the impact it has on their inter-personal relationships and patterns of everyday life. Data were collected using separate semi-structured interviews with 20 persons with dementia and their spouses of 6 monthly intervals over an 18-months period (132 interviews in total), and analysed using constructivist grounded theory. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dementia care alternatives in the Sundsvall-region, Sweden studies on symptoms, costs and quality of life

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Anders Wimo; Umeå universitet.; [1992]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Dementia; costs; Quality of life; dementia symptoms; cost utility analysis; QALY; behaviour; institutionalization;

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  5. 5. Dementia and other mental disorders among 95-year olds

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Anne Börjesson-Hanson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; nonagenarians; 95-year-olds; dementia; Alzheimer?s disease; vascular dementia; depression; anxiety; psychotic; paranoid ideation; cognitive function; mortality; population attributable risk; population study; prevalence; epidemiology; oldest old; very elderly;

    Abstract : The aims of this study were to estimate the prevalence of mental disorders and age related differences in the very elderly. In addition, five-year mortality after age 95 in relation to dementia and cognitive function in non-demented, was examined. READ MORE