Search for dissertations about: "Cognitive and ageing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 46 swedish dissertations containing the words Cognitive and ageing.

  1. 1. Architecture and Ageing : On the Interaction between Frail Older People and the Built Environment

    Author : Jonas E Andersson; Magnus Rönn; Eva Henriksen; Benyamin Scwarz; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; residential care home architecture; architecture competition; user values and planning considerations; appropriate space for ageing; homelikeness; societal building;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis deals with the type of architecture that materializes when age-related problems become a long-term condition (LTC) and gradually restrain the individual’s ability to perform activities in daily life (ADL). Their life situation necessitates a support from relatives or municipal eldercare staff in order for them to continue to participate in everyday living. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cerebral Blood Flow and Cognition. Clinical studies on Dementia and Cognitive Decline

    Author : Arkadiusz Siennicki-Lantz; Geriatrik; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Gerontology; Gerontologi; vascular risk factors; carotid ultrasound; peripheral arterial disease; orthostatic hypotension; blood pressure; ageing; SPECT; cerebral blood flow; cognition; Dementia; Alzheimer’s disease;

    Abstract : The importance of early detection of brain changes during ageing has been recognised. Single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) is a method used for estimation of cerebral blood flow (CBF) in clinical work and in research. 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. Age-related cognitive decline and navigation in electronic environments

    Author : Marie Sjölinder; Lars-Göran Nilsson; Britt Östlund; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Ageing; cognition; navigation; computers; internet; mobile phones; interface design; Psychology; Psykologi; Internet;

    Abstract : The older population is increasing, as is life expectancy. Technical devices are becoming more widespread and used for many everyday tasks. Knowledge about new technology is important to remain as an active and independent part of the society. READ MORE

  5. 5. Relocation and residential reasoning in very old age -Housing, health and everyday life

    Author : Marianne Granbom; Aktivt och hälsosamt åldrande; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; occupational therapy; housing; ageing-in-place; Very old age; relocation;

    Abstract : Introduction: Moving in very old age is considered to be a major life event and relocation and access to appropriate housing options is a hot topic in the public debate across Europe. For very old people, the decision-making process and aspects influencing relocation is not well studied. READ MORE