Sökning: "Gerontology"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 106 avhandlingar innehållade ordet Gerontology.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Kvinna i ålderskodad värld : Om äldre kvinnors förkroppsligade identitetsförhandlingar

    Författare :Clary Krekula; Lars Tornstam; Evy Gunnarsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :Social psychology; age code; age discourses; body images; body paradox; chronological age; gender; intersectionality; old women; subjective age; gerontology; social gerontology; identity; social psychology; women´s studies; Socialpsykologi;

    Sammanfattning : By exploring identity processes during women’s life course, this study aims at broadening the theoretical framework concerning the intersection of age and gender. Two fundamental questions are posed: (1) how do identity processes appear when an age perspective is added, and (2) how can women’s narratives about old age be understood from the social psychological identity perspective? The study is based on individual qualitative interviews with women aged 75+, which were preceded by focus group interviews. LÄS MER

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

    Författare :Björn Albin; Töres Theorell; Katarina Hjelm; Sölve Elmståhl; Jan Ekberg; 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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