Sökning: "Gerontologi"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 82 avhandlingar innehållade ordet Gerontologi.

  1. 1. Morbidity and mortality among foreign-born Swedes

    Författare :Björn Albin; Sölve Elmståhl; Jan Ekberg; Töres Theorell; Katarina Hjelm; Geriatrik; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Gerontology; edidemiology; public health; longitudinal study; health care utilisation; causes of death; mortality; Sweden; transients and migrants; Gerontologi; Health and Caring Sciences; Hälsovetenskap; Vårdvetenskap; Caring Science;

    Sammanfattning : Aims: The general aim of this thesis was to describe and compare the group of foreign-born persons living in Sweden and native Swedes with regard to health development over time, thus studying the influence of migration on health. Methods: All four studies are based on data from Statistics Sweden (SCB) and the National Board of Health and Welfare, Centre for Epidemiology covering the period 1970?1999. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Family caregivers of persons with dementia. Experiences of burden, satisfaction and psychosocial intervention

    Författare :Signe Andrén; Geriatrik; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; elderly; Dementia; caregivers; caregiver burden ; Gerontologi; Gerontology; intervention studies ; socio-economic factors ; satisfaction; strain; isolation;

    Sammanfattning : One of the most common diseases occurring in old age groups is dementia. Caring for a relative with dementia poses many challenges for family caregivers and they bear the main responsibility for the persons with dementia living at home. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Health-related quality of life in persons with Parkinson's disease. Aspects of symptoms, caregiving and sense of coherence

    Författare :Marianne Caap-Ahlgren; Geriatrik; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOC; PDQ-8 and 39; SF-36; GDS; insomnia; caregiving; Parkinson s disease; health-related quality of life; Neurology; neuropsychology; neurophysiology; Neurologi; neuropsykologi; neurofysiologi; Gerontology; Gerontologi;

    Sammanfattning : Abstract Aims: The aim of this thesis was to investigate how the impact of Parkinson’s disease, a chronic neurodegenerative disorder, influences the person’s health-related quality of life. The aim was also to investigate nursing assessment and management of Parkinson’s in elderly persons. LÄS MER

  4. 4. LIFE SATISFACTION AND FEELING HINDERED BY HEALTH PROBLEMS AT 60 YEARS AND ABOVE

    Författare :Cecilia Fagerström; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Self-esteem; Gerontology; Older people; Life satisfaction; Feeling hindered by health problems; ADL capacity; Cross-national; Gerontologi; ADL capacity; Gerontology; Gerontologi;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis was to investigate how older people's capacity to perform activities of daily living (ADL), health, social and financial resources, and self-esteem can be related to their life satisfaction. The aim was also to investigate how people feel hindered by health problems in relation to their ADL capacity, health problems, social and financial resources, self-esteem, sense of coherence, and life satisfaction. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Functional Capacity And Physical Environmenal Demand. Exploration of Factors Influencing Everyday Activity and Health in the Elderly Population

    Författare :Susanne Iwarsson; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; barrier-free design; assessment; disability; docility hypothesis; gender-differences; gerontology; housing adaptations; I-ADL; occupational therapy; P-ADL; population study; primary health care; public health; survival; scaling methodology; Social medicine; Socialmedicin; samhällsmedicin; Gerontology; Gerontologi;

    Sammanfattning : The general aim of this thesis was to explore relationships between functional capacity, environmental factors, everyday activity, and health in the elderly population. Initially, the Enabler, an instrument for assessment of the physical home environment's accessibility, was translated to Swedish and revised, and tested for reliability and validity. LÄS MER