Search for dissertations about: "Aged 84 and older"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 swedish dissertations containing the words Aged 84 and older.

  1. 1. Morale in very old people : With focus on stroke, depression and survival

    Author : Johan Niklasson; Yngve Gustafson; Hugo Lövheim; Aase Wisten; Sölve Elmståhl; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Morale; aged 80 and over; Sweden and Finland; Psychometrics testing; Feasibility studies; Quality of Life; Stroke; Depressive disorders; Geriatric psychiatry; Salutogenic factor; Survival; Longevity; Future-oriented optimism;

    Abstract : Background: Morale is a multidimensional concept, often defined as a future-oriented optimism or pessimism regarding the problems and opportunities associated with ageing. Very old people, older than 80 years, constitute an age group that is expected to increase in Europe from 4.7% of the general population today to 12. READ MORE

  2. 2. LIFE SATISFACTION AND FEELING HINDERED BY HEALTH PROBLEMS AT 60 YEARS AND ABOVE

    Author : Cecilia Fagerström; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Self-esteem; Gerontology; Older people; Life satisfaction; Feeling hindered by health problems; ADL capacity; Cross-national; Gerontologi; ADL capacity; Gerontology; Gerontologi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to investigate how older people's capacity to perform activities of daily living (ADL), health, social and financial resources, and self-esteem can be related to their life satisfaction. The aim was also to investigate how people feel hindered by health problems in relation to their ADL capacity, health problems, social and financial resources, self-esteem, sense of coherence, and life satisfaction. READ MORE

  3. 3. Drug Use Among the Very Old Living in Ordinary Households : Aspects on Well-being, Cognitive and Functional Ability

    Author : Margareta Westerbotn; Pernilla Hillerås; Johan Fastbom; Bengt Winblad; Kenneth Asplund; Sophiahemmet Högskola; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Drug use; Medicine management; Very old; Aged 84 and older; Ordinary households; Community; Well-being; Cognitive status; Functional ability; Population-based; In-depth-interviews; Quantitative and qualitative methods; Sweden; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; drug use; handling of medicines; very old; aged 84 and older; ordinary households; community; well-being; cognitive status; functional ability; population-based; in-depth-interviews; quantitative and qualitative methods; Sweden.;

    Abstract : Background: In Sweden today a major proportion of the population survive to old ages. To a large extent, the oldest old are capable of living longer in their own households; some of them are very healthy while others have multiple diagnoses or ailments caused by a normal ageing process. READ MORE

  4. 4. Urinary and faecal incontinence among older women and men in relation to other health complaints, quality of life and dependency

    Author : Karin Stenzelius; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Urinary incontinence; Aged 75 and over; Health complaints; Gerontologi; Gerontology; Faecal incontinence;

    Abstract : Aim: The aim of this thesis was to investigate type, degree and patterns of health complaints, need for help and health-related quality of life across gender among persons aged 75?105 as well as to identify how patterns of health complaints, gender, age and socio-economic factors related to need for help with daily activities and quality of life (Paper I). The aim was also to investigate the prevalence of self-reported symptoms of urinary, faecal and double incontinence among men and women aged 75 and above, and to identify how other health complaints and quality of life relate to incontinence symptoms (Paper II). READ MORE

  5. 5. Older people's views of prioritisation and resource allocation in health care

    Author : Elisabet Werntoft; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prioritisation; Resource allocation; View; Health care; Gerontologi; Gerontology; Older people;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to investigate older people's views and experience of prioritisation and resource allocation in health care, which is important because older people are the group that use public health care and service most. The aim was also to investigate differences in the view of prioritisation and resource allocation in relation to age, gender, housing, health-related quality of life, financial situation and degree of dependency between the participants receiving and those not receiving care and service. READ MORE