Search for dissertations about: "mild cognitive impairment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 111 swedish dissertations containing the words mild cognitive impairment.

  1. 1. Hippocampal volumetry in mild cognitive impairment

    Author : Carl Eckerström; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : mild cognitive impairment; dementia; Alzheimer s disease; vascular dementia; MRI; hippocampus; white matter lesions; CFS biomarkers; neuropsychology;

    Abstract : Dementia is a syndrome with cognitive decline as a prominent feature. MCI is similarly a syndrome of cognitive decline, albeit with much subtler symptoms, and has been identified as a condition at risk for progression to dementia. A considerable clinical challenge lies in identifying MCI patients with an underlying dementia disorder. READ MORE

  2. 2. Validation of brief cognitive tests in mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer's disease and dementia with Lewy bodies

    Author : Sebastian Palmqvist; Klinisk minnesforskning; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cognitive tests; neuropsychology; Alzheimer’s disease; dementia with Lewy bodies; mild cognitive impairment; treatment evaluation; acetylcholinesterase inhibitors; differential diagnosis; longitudinal studies; dementia; cerebrospinal fluid; forecasting;

    Abstract : Background It is estimated that 34 million people suffer from dementia, costing society US$422 billion each year. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common dementia and the global prevalence is predicted to increase to over 100 million people by the year 2050, with the greatest increase in developing countries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Prodromal Cognitive Signs of Dementia

    Author : Simona Sacuiu; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : cognitive function; mild cognitive impairment; prediction of dementia; Alzheimer s disease; vascular dementia; population study; birth cohort trends; terminal decline;

    Abstract : The increase in proportion of elderly worldwide, coupled with the fact that increasing age is a primary risk factor for dementia, have fuelled the efforts to unveil the warning signs of dementia. Although important achievements have been made in this field during the last decades, many questions are still to be answered. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cognitive impairment and its consequences in everyday life

    Author : Maria Johansson; Ewa Wressle; Jan Marcusson; Louise Nygård; 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; Activities of daily living; assessment; dementia; mild cognitive impairment; occupational therapy; quality of life;

    Abstract : The overall aim was to improve knowledge of the consequences of cognitive dysfunction in everyday life and of instruments to make these assessments. The thesis contains four studies each of different design using different populations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Prediction of Alzheimer’s disease in subjects with Mild Cognitive Impairment using biomarkers

    Author : Peder Buchhave; Klinisk minnesforskning; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Alzheimer’s disease; Mild Cognitive Impairment; Biomarkers; Prediction; Cerebrospinal fluid; Amyloid.;

    Abstract : Background: Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia. In order to have effect of future disease-modifying therapies for AD, the disease must be identified early, before the patients have developed dementia. Many patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) have prodromal AD, but other causes for the syndrome are common. READ MORE