Search for dissertations about: "Elderly memory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 62 swedish dissertations containing the words Elderly memory.

  1. 1. Bilingual memory : A lifespan approach

    Author : Sadegheh Moniri; Lars-Göran Nilsson; Judith Kroll; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Bilingual model; children; elderly; memory; control; lexical selection; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Bilingualism and its effect on individuals have been studied within different disciplines. Although the first psychological study of bilingualism was couducted by Cattell as early as 1887, only a few studies have exclusively investigated the effect of bilingualism on memory systems’ functioning. READ MORE

  2. 2. Subjective cognitive decline in memory clinic patients - characteristics and clinical relevance : Results from Sahlgrenska University Hospital Memory Clinic in Mölndal

    Author : Marie Eckerström; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cognition; self-assessment; memory; mild cognitive impairment; subjective cognitive decline; dementia; Alzheimer s disease; preclinical AD; stress; depressive symptoms; memory clinic;

    Abstract : Subjective cognitive decline (SCD) refers to concerns – symptoms - regarding one’s cognitive functioning, in the absence of objective evidence of impairment. SCD has been described as a possible stage preceding mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cognitive and neuropsychological aspects of age-associated memory dysfunction

    Author : Thomas Karlsson; Lars-Göran Nilsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Aging; Alzheimer’s disease; Contextual support; Memory; Memory disorders; Minnet; Åldrandet; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Memory dysfunction is common in association with the course of normal aging. Memory dysfunction is also obligatory in age-associated neurological disorders, such as Alzheimer’s disease. However, despite the ubiquitousness of age-related memory decline, several basic questions regarding this entity remain unanswered. READ MORE

  4. 4. Acute confusion in orthopaedic care. With the emphasis on the patients' view and the episode of confusion

    Author : Edith M Andersson; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; traumatology; Kirurgi; ortopedi; traumatologi; Gerontology; Gerontologi; orthopaedics; Surgery; Elderly; Encounter; Nurse-patient relations; Memory; Verbal behaviour; Behaviour; Hip fracture; Incidence; Risk factors; Confusion; Nursing care; Delirium;

    Abstract : The aims of this thesis were to investigate factors of significance for the development of acute confusional state (ACS), the confusional episodes, the lived experiences of having been confused in elderly patients admitted for emergency or elective surgery in orthopaedic care. A further aim was to investigate the nurses’ view of the ACS and the encounter with patients who developed ACS. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cognitive function in elderly patients with chronic heart failure

    Author : Carina Hjelm; Anna Strömberg; Anders Broström; Ingegerd Fabergberg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Chronic heart failure; cognitive dysfunction; dementia; elderly; oldest-old; prevalence; risk factors; self-care; sleep;

    Abstract : IntroductionApproximately 1-2% of the adult population in developed countries suffer from heart failure (HF), with the prevalence rising to more than 10% among patients 80 years of age or older. The HF syndrome is associated with elevated mortality and morbidity, and decreased quality of life. READ MORE