Search for dissertations about: "aged 80 and over"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 66 swedish dissertations containing the words aged 80 and over.

  1. 1. Dementia, depression and delirium in the very old prevalences and associated factors

    Author : Johan Mathillas; Yngve Gustafson; Hugo Lövheim; Sölve Elmståhl; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; dementia; depression; depressive disorders; delirium; aged; 80 and over; epidemiology; cross-sectional study; prevalence; risk factors; GDS-15; stroke; hypertension;

    Abstract : Emotional suffering in old age is largely caused by a variety of psychiatric disorders which are often, however, undertreated and underrecognized. This leads to reduced quality of life and functional status and increased morbidity and mortality. Dementia, delirium and depression are common disorders in the very old, and are similar in several ways. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hearing in increasing age. Epidemiological and psychoacoustic aspects

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Radoslava Jönsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Aged; Aged; 80 and over; Audiometry; Demography; Ear; Epidemiology; Hearing; Presbycusis; Psychoacoustics; Questionnaires; Socioeconomic Factors; Sound Localization;

    Abstract : Presbyacusis, age-related hearing decline, is the most common cause of hearing impairment in the more developed countries. Planning of health services for the hearing impaired requires knowledge of hearing in increasing age and in demographic changes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Understanding spirituality and religiosity among very old people measurements and experiences

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Catharina Norberg; Kristina Lämås; Regina Santamäki Fisher; Ulf Isaksson; Lisbeth Fagerström; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Aged 80 and older; Sweden; spirituality; self-transcendence; Self-transcendence Scale; Religious Orientation Scale; religiosity; psychometrics; experiences; Umeå 85 GERDA; caring sciences in social sciences; omvårdnadsforskning med samhällsvetenskaplig inriktning;

    Abstract : Background:Spirituality is a multifaceted concept. In this thesis, spirituality is understood as an overarching term and a core of a person´s being. Religiosity is seen as one of many expressions of spirituality. Very old people are a vulnerable population, with an increased risk to be exposed to negative life events. READ MORE

  4. 4. Morale in very old people With focus on stroke, depression and survival

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Johan Niklasson; Yngve Gustafson; Hugo Lövheim; Aase Wisten; Sölve Elmståhl; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Morale; aged 80 and over; Sweden and Finland; Psychometrics testing; Feasibility studies; Quality of Life; Stroke; Depressive disorders; Geriatric psychiatry; Salutogenic factor; Survival; Longevity; Future-oriented optimism;

    Abstract : Background: Morale is a multidimensional concept, often defined as a future-oriented optimism or pessimism regarding the problems and opportunities associated with ageing. Very old people, older than 80 years, constitute an age group that is expected to increase in Europe from 4.7% of the general population today to 12. READ MORE

  5. 5. Life after hip fracture. : Association with dependency in old age and the effects of a group learning programme

    University dissertation from Samhällsmedicin och rehabilitering, Umeå

    Author : Eva Elinge; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; aged; 80 and over; hip fracture; cross-sectional study; randomised controlled trial; rehabilitation; occupational therapy; group-learning; activity performance; participation; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Geriatrics and medical gerontology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Geriatrik och medicinsk gerontologi;

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