Search for dissertations about: "Successful aging"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 swedish dissertations containing the words Successful aging.

  1. 1. Understanding "successful aging" : Cultural and migratory perspectives

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Sandra Torres; Mälardalens högskola.; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi; Sociology; sociology. social gerontology; successful aging; value orientations; culture; cross-cultural gerontology; ethnogerontology; migration; Iranian immigrants; culturally-appropriate care; gerontological theory; vignettes; gerontological methods; Sociologi;

    Abstract : This dissertation aims to contribute to the rectification of the atheoretization that characterizes the study of aging and diversity through the formulation and preliminary empirical testing of a culturally-relevant theoretical framework for the study of successful aging. Inspired by the Kluckhohnian approach to the study of cultural variation, the framework hereby proposed posits that there is congruence between the understandings of successful aging that people uphold and the value orientations that they prefer in regards to four topics: man-nature, time, activity and relational. READ MORE

  2. 2. Brain characteristics of memory decline and stability in aging Contributions from longitudinal observations

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Psychology, Stockholm University

    Author : Sara Pudas; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; aging; episodic memory; individual differences; longitudinal assessment; magnetic resonance imaging; hippocampus; frontal cortex; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Aging is typically associated with declining mental abilities, most prominent for some forms of memory. There are, however, large inter-individual differences within the older population. Some people experience rapid decline whereas others seem almost spared from any adverse effects of aging. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Role of Hepatic Leukemia Factor in Hematopoiesis

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Karolina Komorowska; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hematopoiesis; Hematopoietic Stem Cells; knockout mice; HLF; Transcription Factor; aging;

    Abstract : The development of therapeutic methods based on stem cells (e.g. cell therapy, activating regeneration and organ transplantation), known as regenerative medicine, is still a novel area in the field of life sciences. READ MORE

  4. 4. Age-specific trade-offs in life-history evolution

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Martyna K. Zwoinska; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; life history; trade-off; learning; aging; sex differences; dispersal; Caenorhabditis; Drosophila; Biologi med inriktning mot zooekologi; Biology with specialization in Animal Ecology;

    Abstract : Trade-offs prevent selection from driving all fitness-enhancing traits towards values that would maximize fitness. Life-history trade-offs, such as the one between survival and reproduction are well-studied, yet trade-offs can also involve behavioural or cognitive traits. READ MORE

  5. 5. Neurogenesis and transplantation in stroke-damaged brain

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Vladimer Darsalia; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; neuropsykologi; neuropsychology; neurophysiology; Neurologi; Neurology; Stroke; Transplantation; Stem cells; Aging; Neurogenesis; neurofysiologi;

    Abstract : Stroke in young adult rodents triggers neurogenesis in the damaged striatum and intact hippocampus. as stroke happens frequently in aged individuals it is of great importance to know whether aging affects brain recovery mechanisms. READ MORE