Search for dissertations about: "geriatric psychiatry"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words geriatric psychiatry.

  1. 1. Falls in older people in geriatric care settings : predisposing and precipitating factors

    Author : Kristina Kallin; Leif Svanström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : accidental falls; risk factors; older people; residential facilities; geriatric care; cognition; drug therapy; wounds and injuries; geriatric psychiatry; meteorological factors; geriatrik; Geriatrics;

    Abstract : Falls and their consequences are a major health problem in the older population, increasing their immobility, morbidity and mortality. This thesis focuses on older people living in geriatric care settings, frail older people who are most prone to suffer falls. READ MORE

  2. 2. Morale in very old people : With focus on stroke, depression and survival

    Author : Johan Niklasson; Yngve Gustafson; Hugo Lövheim; Aase Wisten; Sölve Elmståhl; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Morale; aged 80 and over; Sweden and Finland; Psychometrics testing; Feasibility studies; Quality of Life; Stroke; Depressive disorders; Geriatric psychiatry; Salutogenic factor; Survival; Longevity; Future-oriented optimism;

    Abstract : Background: Morale is a multidimensional concept, often defined as a future-oriented optimism or pessimism regarding the problems and opportunities associated with ageing. Very old people, older than 80 years, constitute an age group that is expected to increase in Europe from 4.7% of the general population today to 12. READ MORE

  3. 3. Older persons with mental disorders : health, care and health care situations

    Author : Gunilla Martinsson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : Aged;

    Abstract : Older persons with mental disorders other than dementia disorders represent a vulnerable group in the health care system. Old age brings inevitable changes and the additional impact of newly developed mental disorders may strikingly alter the life situation. READ MORE