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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 439 avhandlingar innehållade orden older people.
1. The relationship between social support, personality and depression in the general population : Focusing on older people
Sammanfattning : Today's wide variety of diseases and health problems areinfluenced in part by an aging population and by environmental andlifestyle changes. Depression is one of the most quickly growingdisorders, causing a huge decrease in quality of life. Depression alsoincreases with age. LÄS MER
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3. Autonomy and Participation in Care For Older People : Descriptions by Older People, Registered Nurses, Case Managers, First Line Managers and Local Authorities Senior Medicine Advisors
Sammanfattning : Overall aim: To describe the essence of autonomy and participation for older people in care, and how to promote this in care for them.Method: A descriptive design with a phenomenological approach. Sixteen older people (I) and 13 registered nurses (II) participated in individual face-to-face interviews (I and II). LÄS MER
4. Physical exercise for older people : focusing on people living in residential care facilities and people with dementia
Sammanfattning : The main purposes of this thesis were to evaluate a high-intensity functional weight-bearing exercise programme, regarding its applicability (attendance, achieved intensity, adverse events) as well as its effect on physical functions and activities of daily living (ADL) among older people living in residential care facilities, with a special focus on people with dementia. Furthermore, a main purpose was to systematically review the applicability and effects of physical exercise on physical functions, cognitive functions, and ADL among people with dementia. LÄS MER
5. 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