Sökning: "Mental illness elderly"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 16 avhandlingar innehållade orden Mental illness elderly.
Sammanfattning : Background: Elderly persons have the highest suicide rates in most industrialized countries. A number of antecedents to suicide late in life have been identified, but the risk associated with these factors is unclear because controlled studies are lacking. LÄS MER
2. Mental health promotion among community-dwelling seniors with multimorbidity : perspectives of seniors, district nurses and home care assistants
Sammanfattning : The prevalence of mental illness is increasing among the older population in Sweden. One of the most vulnerable groups for mental health problems is older persons with multimorbidity, i.e. seniors with multiple chronic conditions. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Major depression is increasing world-wide, and is the third leading cause of the global disease burden. In Vietnam, perinatal depression is underdiagnosed and under-treated, leading to severe consequences for the pregnant mother, her child and surroundings. LÄS MER
4. Health for community dwelling older people : trends, inequalities, needs and care in rural Vietnam
Sammanfattning : Background InVietnam, the proportion of people aged 60 and above has increased rapidly in recent decades. The majority live in rural areas where socioeconomic status is more disadvantaged than in urban areas.Vietnam’s economic status is improving but disparities in income and living conditions are widening between groups and regions. LÄS MER
5. The life situation of patients with heart failure in primary health care. An explorative and interventional study
Sammanfattning : The general aim of this thesis was to obtain a deeper understanding of the life situation of patients with mild to severe heart failure and their spouses, and to determine the effects of a nurse-led intervention on patients with heart failure in primary health care. A phe-nomenographic approach was used to describe how male (N=12) and female (N=12) patients with heart failure conceive their life situa-tion (I, II), and the critical incident technique was used to describe spousal (N=23) experience of factors that influence their support of the patient with heart failure. LÄS MER