Search for dissertations about: "personer med demenssjukdom"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 swedish dissertations containing the words personer med demenssjukdom.

  1. 1. Social citizenship and people with dementia : Designing social care policies in Sweden

    Author : Jonas Nordh; Lars-Christer Hydén; Ann-Charlotte Nedlund; Charlotte Clarke; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Social citizenship; people with dementia; policy; policy practice; policy actors; street-level bureaucrats; social work; care managers; rights; Socialt medborgarskap; personer med demenssjukdom; policy; policypraktik; gräsrotsbyråkrater; socialt arbete; biståndshandläggare;

    Abstract : People with dementia are commonly in need of some form of social care from the social services in order to manage their everyday situations. However, social services are shaped by the construction of policy targets. The aim of this dissertation is to explore the social citizenship for people with dementia. READ MORE

  2. 2. Depression in older people with and without dementia : non-pharmacological interventions and associations between psychotropic drugs and mortality

    Author : Gustaf Boström; Håkan Littbrand; Erik Rosendahl; Peter Nordström; Knut Engedal; Umeå 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; Depression; Dementia; Exercise; Randomized controlled trial; Psychotropic drugs; Mortality; Gender; Residential facilities; Frail elderly; Epidemiology; Cohort study; geriatrik; Geriatrics; sjukgymnastik; Physiotherapy;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to investigate associations between psychotropic drug use and death, associations between functional capacity, dependency in ADL and depression, and to evaluate a non-pharmacological intervention to reduce depressive symptoms, among older people with and without dementia.There is limited knowledge about the risk of death associated with psychotropic drug use among those aged ≥85 years, those with dementia, or those living in residential care facilities; groups that have a higher intake of psychotropic drugs and who are also more prone to adverse drug reactions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Assessment meetings between care managers and persons living with dementia : Citizenship as practice

    Author : Johannes H Österholm; Lars-Christer Hydén; Annika Taghizadeh Larsson; Linda Örulv; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ageism; decision-making; elderspeak; institutional discourse; malignant positioning; narrative; needs assessment; social work; storytelling; Behovsbedömning; berättande; berättelser; beslutsfattande; institutionella samtal; malign positionering; socialt arbete; ålderism; äldreriktat tal;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with encounters between persons living with dementia and care managers. Dementia often results in progressive care needs that must be met by different social care services. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gait speed and physical exercise in people with dementia

    Author : Annika Toots; Erik Rosendahl; Håkan Littbrand; Yngve Gustafson; Stephen Lord; Umeå 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; Exercise; dementia; residential facilities; postural balance; activities of daily living; cognitive function; mobility limitation; Alzheimer s disease; rehabilitation; frail elderly; gait speed; mortality; aged 80 and older;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis was to investigate the importance of physical function for survival in very old people, and furthermore, whether physical exercise could influence physical function, cognitive function, and dependence in activities of daily living (ADLs) in older people with dementia living in nursing homes.The world’s population is ageing. READ MORE

  5. 5. Subjective memory complaints : Relations to objective memory function, gender, personality, affective status and stress

    Author : Susanna Vestberg; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; personality; memory complaints; memory clinic; mild cognitive impairment; depression; gender; anxiety; stress; neuropsychological tests; cortisol;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to enhance the understanding of patients with subjective memory complaints. The thesis is based on three empirical studies examining middle-aged and young old (< 70 years) non-demented patients assessed at a memory clinic. READ MORE