Search for dissertations about: "dementia social work"

Showing result 11 - 14 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words dementia social work.

  1. 11. Navigating in a changing world : Experiences of everyday life from the perspective of persons with cognitive impairment or dementia

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society

    Author : Annika Öhman; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Activity; dementia; occupation; occupational therapy; work; awareness of disability;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to enhance the knowledge of how people with cognitive impairment or dementia experience, approach, and manage the consequences of illness in the context of everyday occupations. Listening to the subjective experiences of people with cognitive impairment or dementia, who live in their own homes, can generate a deepened knowledge of their living conditions. READ MORE

  2. 12. Psychosocial factors in relation to development of dementia in late-life : A life course approach within the Kungsholmen project

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Occupational Therapy and Elderly Care Research (NEUROTEC)

    Author : Anita Karp; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Alzheimer s Disease; dementia; education; socioeconomic status; occupation; leisure activity; social network; depressive symptoms; life course; cognitive reserve; population-based study;

    Abstract : This thesis explored social and psychosocial factors from different phases in the lifespan and their relation to the occurrence of dementia and Alzheimer s Disease (AD) in late-life. Early life circumstances, such as education, midlife factors such as occupation, and an active and socially integrated late-life were investigated in relation to dementia and AD risk. READ MORE

  3. 13. Features of Swedish municipal elderly and psychiatric group dwelling care after the 1990s healt care reformations

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society

    Author : Lisbeth Kristiansen; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Care providers; care reform; dementia care; municipality; nursing; psychiatry;

    Abstract : The over all aim of this thesis, consisting of six studies, was to explore features of the Swedish municipal elderly and psychiatric group dwelling care after the 1990s health care reformation era. Focus is primarily on the municipal psychiatry. The mixed design, used here, employs both quantitative and qualitative methods. READ MORE

  4. 14. There’s More to Movement than Meets the Eye perspectives on Physical Interaction

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Helena Tobiasson; KTH.; [2010]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Statistics; computer and systems science Informatics; computer and systems science Computer and systems science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik; data- och systemvetenskap Data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : In this monograph the use of physical movements in the human-computer interaction situation is treated historically, theoretically and empirically. Current technology enables use of a broad variety of movements in interaction, which here has been studied in designing activities for and with elderly people. READ MORE