Search for dissertations about: "caregiver burden stress"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words caregiver burden stress.

  1. 1. Family caregiving, a long and winding road. Aspects on burden and life satisfaction among caregivers from the general population study 'Good Aging in Skåne' and effects of psychosocial intervention

    University dissertation from Department of Health Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Beth Dahlrup; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health economic analysis; intervetion; quality of Life; Life satisfaction; Caregiver burden;

    Abstract : With an aging population and a reduction in social services provided by the municipality, a huge majority of us will take care of elderly family members, relatives and friends in need of assistance. How will this affect our lives? Approximately 20% of the adult population in Sweden, mainly middle-aged persons, identify themselves as family caregivers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Family caregivers caring for relatives with dementia : pre- and post-death experiences

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience

    Author : Britt Almberg; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Dementia; caregiver; non-caregiver; strain; burnout; coping; social support; bereavement; grief; gender differences; elderly living place; population-based project;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis was to describe caregiving relatives' experiences pre- and post-death of a relative with dementia disease. This thesis involved 52 caregivers for demented elderly persons and 66 non-caregivers for non-demented elderly persons who were included in the Kungsholmen Project, a population-based study of people aged 75 years and over. READ MORE

  3. 3. Health-related quality of life in persons with Parkinson's disease. Aspects of symptoms, caregiving and sense of coherence

    University dissertation from Marianne Caap-Ahlgren, Department of Community Medicin, Malmö University Hospital, 20502, Sweden

    Author : Marianne Caap-Ahlgren; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOC; PDQ-8 and 39; SF-36; GDS; insomnia; caregiving; Parkinson s disease; health-related quality of life; Neurology; neuropsychology; neurophysiology; Neurologi; neuropsykologi; neurofysiologi; Gerontology; Gerontologi;

    Abstract : Abstract Aims: The aim of this thesis was to investigate how the impact of Parkinson’s disease, a chronic neurodegenerative disorder, influences the person’s health-related quality of life. The aim was also to investigate nursing assessment and management of Parkinson’s in elderly persons. READ MORE