Search for dissertations about: "‘On Old Age’"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 779 swedish dissertations containing the words ‘On Old Age’.

  1. 1. A Divided Old Age through Research on Digital Technologies

    Author : Arianna Poli; Andreas Motel-Klingebiel; Susanne Kelfve; Marijke Veenstra; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Digital inequalities; Involvement in research; Biased outcomes; Old age exclusion; Old age social inequalities; Disuguaglianze digitali; Coinvolgimento nella ricerca; Risultati distorti bias ; Esclusione in età anziana; Disuguaglianze sociali in età anziana; Digital ojämlikhet; Forskningsdeltagande; Snedvridna resultat; Exkludering av äldre; Social ojämlikhet bland äldre;

    Abstract : This thesis aims at contributing to the understanding of digital inequalities among older people, by studying the involvement of older people in research on digital technologies. Some mechanisms driving old age digital inequalities are well known. READ MORE

  2. 2. On the making of age : A constructionist study on ageing and later life in the Faroe Islands

    Author : Ása Róin; Catharina Nord; Elisabet Cedersund; Chris Phillipson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; meaning of ageing; older people; constructionism; Faroe Islands; åldrandets innebörd; konstruktionism; äldre människor; Färöarna;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to explore how older people living in the Faroe Islands make sense of ageing, how political intentions and strategies resonate with the lived reality of ageing and how theories on ageing compare with this reality.This thesis builds on two data sets. READ MORE

  3. 3. Stroke and depression in very old age

    Author : Carl Hörnsten; Yngve Gustafson; Hugo Lövheim; Bo Norrving; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; stroke; depression; very old; oldest old; epidemiology; mortality; risk factors; systolic blood pressure; diastolic blood pressure; atrial fibrillation; geriatric depression scale; geriatrik; Geriatrics;

    Abstract : Background The prevalence and incidence of stroke are known to increase with age, which, combined with demographic change, means that very old patients with stroke are a growing patient group. Risk factors for incident stroke among very old people have not been widely investigated. READ MORE

  4. 4. On vision in old age. A longitudinal study of subjects 70 to 97 years old

    Author : Birgitta Bergman; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; elderly; hearing impairment; intervention; longitudinal study; ocular disorders; old; risk factors; visual ability; visual acuity VA ;

    Abstract : Aims. The main purpose of this study was to investigate different aspects of vision and visual function in old people, like change in vision and visual ability, to study the natural course of eye diseases, assess needs of visual intervention, investigate risk factors for ocular disorders late in life, and also to investigate coexistence between visual and hearing impairments. READ MORE

  5. 5. Moats in ancient Palestine

    Author : Dag Oredsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; Bible; Hebrew Bible; Old Testament; archaeology; Ancient Near East; Palestine; Egypt; Assyria; Syria; Babylonia; Israel; Jordan; Moab; Edom; Ammon; Aramaeans; fortifications; defence; rampart; glacis; city wall; Early Bronze Age; Middle Bronze Age; Late Bronze Age; Iron Age; Jericho; Hazor; Jezreel; fosse; ditch; moat; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; gamla testamentets exegetik; Old Testament Exegesis;

    Abstract : This is the first in-depth study of moats as a part of fortifications in Palestine from prehistoric times until the end of the Iron Age. The author proposes a relation between the shape of a moat and its function. READ MORE