Search for dissertations about: "Aged"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1517 swedish dissertations containing the word Aged.

  1. 1. Malnutrition in Elderly People in Need of Municipal care

    Author : Lennart Christensson; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : Aged; Aged; 80 and over; Analysis of Variance; Anthropometry; Cross-Sectional Studies; Female; Geriatric Assessment; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Nutrition Assessment; Nutritional Status *physiology; Protein-Energy Malnutrition *physiopathology; Regression Analysis; Residential Facilities; Sweden; Urban Population;

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  2. 2. The aged brain : structural changes and cognitive function

    Author : Hedvig Söderlund; Lena Lyons; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Brain; Cognitive processes; Aging; Åldrandets psykologi; Kognitiva processer; Hjärna;

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  3. 3. Divorced middle-aged men : psychosocial and medical aspects

    Author : Hans Hallberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Frånskilda män;

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  4. 4. Chronic pain and quality of life among older people

    Author : Ulf Jakobsson; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Activities of daily living; Social medicine; Socialmedicin; PMI; MPI-S; Sickness Impact Profile; LGC; SF-12; quality of life; pain relief; pain measurement; chronic pain; pain; Aged; aged 80 years and over; fatigue; samhällsmedicin; ADL;

    Abstract : The overall aim was to investigate chronic pain, quality of life and factors associated with pain as well as with quality of life among older people, aged 75 years and above. Further, the aim was to investigate the use of methods for pain management and their effects for those with pain and in need of help for daily living. READ MORE

  5. 5. Elderly South Africans' in transition : the daily life circumstances, beliefs concerning health and illness and the influences on caring and family structure

    Author : Doris Bohman; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Activities of daily living; Aged; Changing society; Elderly; Ethnography; Family; Health and illness beliefs; Interpretive phenomenology; Keeping normality; Modernization; Reciprocity; South Africa; Tradition; Transition; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Activities of daily living; changing society; Elderly; Ethnography; Keeping normality; South Africa; health and illness beliefs; interpretive phenomenology; transition; aged; family; modernization; reciprocity; tradition;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to shed light on different aspects of elderly South Africans experiences in a transitional period in order to reach culturally contextual knowledge within gerontological care. The research objectives were to: identify and describe daily life and related concerns and interests as expressed by a group of elderly (I), illuminate how a group of elderly South Africans experience being old in a transitional period (II), study how a group of aged South Africans and their family members describe their intergenerational relations in a transitional period i. READ MORE