Search for dissertations about: "dementia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 420 swedish dissertations containing the word dementia.

  1. 1. Predictors of Dementia Insulin, Fatty Acids and Vascular Risk Factors

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Elina Rönnemaa; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; dementia; Alzheimer’s disease; vascular dementia; insulin secretion; diabetes; fatty acids; epidemiology; vascular risk factors; Geriatrics; Geriatrik;

    Abstract : Identification of modifiable risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is crucial in order to diminish suffering from this devastating disease. The aim of this thesis was to investigate if different aspects of glucose metabolism, insulin, fatty-acid composition or other vascular risk factors predict the future development of AD and dementia. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Tobias Skillbäck; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2019]
    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. Facing dementia as a we Investigating couples’ challenges and communicative strategies for managing dementia

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Elin Nilsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : 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;

    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

  4. 4. Dementia across cultural borders Reflections and thought patterns of elderly Iranians with dementia in Sweden, their relatives and staff at a culturally profiled nursing home

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Mahin Kiwi; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Dementia; Transition; Culture; Culturally profiled nursing home;

    Abstract : Introduction: Today’s multicultural society has resulted in major changes, with healthcare undergoing significant modifications. Healthcare workers and patients are increasingly confronted with “cultural” backgrounds other than their own. READ MORE

  5. 5. Living with Lewy body dementia. Treatment, survival & quality of life

    University dissertation from Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Victoria Larsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Lewy bodies; Lewy body dementia; Lewy body disease; QUALITATIVE; Lewy Body Disease: drug therapy; Lewy Body Disease: mortality; Lewy Body Disease: therapy; DEMENTIA; dementia with Lewy bodies; Parkinson s disease dementia; Parkinson disease; memantine; Prognosis and survival; Prognosis; Survival; mortality; Dysphagia; Carbonated beverages; Swallowing disorders; Therapeutics; Video recording; video analysing technique; QUALITY OF LIFE;

    Abstract : Background: Patients with Lewy body dementias (LBD) have a complex clinical picture. With no prevention or cure, management focuses around symptomatic relief, however pharmacological and non-pharmacological options have been inadequately investigated. READ MORE