Search for dissertations about: "dementia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 451 swedish dissertations containing the word dementia.

  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; Biotechnology; Bioteknologi;

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

    Author : Elina Rönnemaa; Lena Kilander; Lars Lannfelt; Björn Zethelius; Laura Fratiglioni; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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

  3. 3. 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

  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; Olaison Anna; 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 across cultural borders : Reflections and thought patterns of elderly Iranians with dementia in Sweden, their relatives and staff at a culturally profiled nursing home

    Author : Mahin Kiwi; Carina Berterö; Katarina Berg; Karin Josefsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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