Search for dissertations about: "Björn Nygren"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Björn Nygren.

  1. 1. Inner strength among the oldest old a good aging

    University dissertation from Umeå : Omvårdnad

    Author : Björn Nygren; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; aged; aging; development; health; inner strength; oldest old; resilience; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this thesis is to describe, explore and illuminate inner strength among the oldest old. The thesis has a salutogenic perspective where strengths and health are in the foreground instead of weakness and ill health. The thesis is part of The Umeå 85+ study and comprises four studies with both quantitative and qualitative data. READ MORE