Search for dissertations about: "dementia studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 320 swedish dissertations containing the words dementia studies.

  1. 1. Dementia Proteomics

    Author : Julia Remnestål; Peter Nilsson; Anna Månberg; Pieter Jelle Visser; KTH; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Dementia; Proteomics; Alzheimer s disease; Frontotemporal dementia; Antibody array; Suspension bead array; Cerebrospinal fluid; Protein profiling; Biomarker discovery; Bioteknologi; Biotechnology;

    Abstract : The term dementia encompass a number of conditions arising as a consequence of tissue degeneration in the brain. This degeneration is caused by molecular events occurring on a cellular level including inflammation, defective waste disposal and accumulation of insoluble proteins and peptides. READ MORE

  2. 2. Biochemical markers in dementia - Exploring Swedish registry data and the human proteome

    Author : Tobias Skillbäck; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Biomarkers; Dementia; Alzheimer s disease; Vascular dementia; Creutzfeldt Jakob disease; Lewy body dementia; Frontotemporal dementia; Parkinson s disease dementia;

    Abstract : Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) biomarkers of neurodegenerative diseases have a wide scope of applications in diagnostics, prognosis assessment, disease staging, treatment evaluation and more. In this PhD project we aimed to expand the understanding of the properties of known CSF biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other neurodegenerative diseases, including the most prevalent dementia disorders. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fragile identities, patched-up worlds : Dementia and meaning-making in social interaction

    Author : Linda Örulv; Lars-Christer Hydén; Nina Nikku; Staffan Josephsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Alzheimer’s disease; communication; confabulation; context; continuity; dignity; disorientation; ethnographic methods; ethnography; identity; life history; life story; meaning; microethics; narrative; progressive dementia diseases; sense-making; social interaction; storytelling; vascular dementia; Alzheimers sjukdom; berättande; desorientering; etnografiska metoder; identitet; kommunikation; konfabulering; kontext; kontinuitet; livsberättelse; mening; mikroetik; narrativ; progressiva demenssjukdomar; samspel; social interaktion; vaskulärdemens; värdighet; Human communication; Kommunikation mellan människor;

    Abstract : Denna avhandling fokuserar på det meningsskapande och begripliggörande som fortgår vid tilltagande demenssjukdom, i det sociala samspelet, och de utmaningar för demens-omsorgen som detta innebär. Studien är aktörsorienterad och adresserar frågan om hur personer med åldersrelaterade progressiva demenssjukdomar i den vardagliga kommuni-kationen söker förstå sina situationer, omgivningen och sina liv – alltsammans inom ra-men för det dagliga samspelet på ett demensboende. READ MORE

  4. 4. Facing dementia as a we : Investigating couples’ challenges and communicative strategies for managing dementia

    Author : Elin Nilsson; Lars-Christer Hydén; Anna Olaison; Jaqueline Kindell; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; conversation analysis; couplehood; dementia; epistemics; multimodal interaction; pronouns; relationships; video-recorded interviews; we-ness; “couplehood”; demens; kunskapshantering; multimodal interaktion; pronomen; relationer; samtalsanalys; videoinspelade intervjuer; vi-skap; Socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : We live longer than ever before, which means that we also live longer with disorders such as those connected with dementia. Most people diagnosed with dementia live in ordinary housing for a long time, relying on their social network for support, mainly involving spouses or adult children. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dementia care alternatives in the Sundsvall-region, Sweden : studies on symptoms, costs and quality of life

    Author : Anders Wimo; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : Dementia; costs; Quality of life; dementia symptoms; cost utility analysis; QALY; behaviour; institutionalization;

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