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  • Set for life? Socioeconomic conditions, occupational complexity, and later life health 

    Darin-Mattsson, Alexander (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2018-02-22)
    Life expectancy has increased in the western parts of the world and more people reach old age. Some groups of people have benefitted more of the increase in life expectancy and have better health than others. Because of ...
  • Enabling at-homeness for older people despite their severe ilness and impending death 

    Saarnio, Lotta (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2018-02-14)
    The overall aim of this thesis was to describe the phenomenon of at-homeness and how athomeness could be enabled for older people with severe illness and impending death. The project comprises four studies and was guided ...
  • Biomarkers in preclinical familial Alzheimer disease 

    Thordardottir, Steinunn (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2018-02-02)
    Background: Alzheimer disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disorder, characterized by the accumulation of b-amyloid (Ab) plaques and tangles consisting of hyperphosphorylated tauprotein in the brain. It accounts for 60-70% ...
  • Inflammation and subjective health : the role of sickness behaviour 

    Lodin, Karin (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2018-01-25)
    Sickness behaviour refers to a set of coordinated behavioural and psychological changes in response to inflammation aimed to redirect available energy to the immune system to promote recovery. Sickness behaviour symptoms ...
  • Implementation of knowledge-based palliative care in acute care settings : obstacles, opportunities and experiences 

    Lind, Susanne (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2018-01-24)
    Background and aim: Quality improvement is continuously ongoing at different levels in our healthcare system. In Sweden, as in other countries, guidelines are important for quality improvement in healthcare, since they ...
  • Losing connections in Alzheimer disease : the amyloid precursor protein processing machinery at the synapse 

    Lundgren, Jolanta L. (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2018-01-11)
    Synaptic degeneration is one of the earliest characteristics of Alzheimer disease (AD). The amyloid β-peptide (Aβ) plays a critical role in the pathology of AD and therefore thorough understanding of its production and ...
  • Better balance with somatosensory exercises : a Parkinson perspective 

    Claesson, Ingrid (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2018-01-04)
    BACKGROUND: People with Parkinson’s Disease (PD) experience increasing activity limitations in walking, carrying objects, turning around, and dressing. Subtle and often unconscious balance decline may have occurred already ...
  • Do psychosocial working conditions contribute to healthy and active aging? : studies of mortality, late-life health, and leisure 

    Nilsen, Charlotta (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2017-12-20)
    The growing demographic challenge posed by an aging population makes finding predictors of health in old age increasingly important. This thesis investigated long-term associations between midlife psychosocial working ...
  • Clinical decision-making in physiotherapy for low back pain in primary health care 

    Widerström, Birgitta (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2017-11-23)
    Background and Aims: Low-back pain (LBP) is a complex and heterogeneous disorder commonly encountered at physiotherapy clinics, with most cases associated with an unknown cause (NSLBP). Identifying LBP subgroups for ...
  • Molecular imaging of tau in the pathological cascade of Alzheimer’s disease 

    Chiotis, Konstantinos (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2017-11-10)
    The pathology of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is characterised by the misfolding and aggregation of amyloid-β (Aβ) into extracellular plaques and aggregation of tau into intracellular neurofibrillary tangles. Recent advances ...
  • Technology use among older adults with and without cognitive impairment : exploring relations with daily life occupations and need of support 

    Ryd, Charlotta (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2017-11-06)
    Introduction: Older adults with and without cognitive impairments are likely to be limited in their performance of and engagement in daily life occupations due to challenges in everyday technology (ET) use. The ...
  • A continuing educational intervention in primary health care using the ConPrim model 

    Berggren, Erika (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2017-10-17)
    Background and aim: The overall aim of this thesis was to evaluate an intervention about “Nutritional care for patients cared for at home” developed using an interprofessional continuing educational model adapted for primary ...
  • Injuries, risk factors, consequences and injury perceptions in adolescent elite athletes 

    Rosen, Philip von (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2017-09-28)
    Background: Injury and health data are not fully explored in adolescent elite athletes, yet essential for understanding injury risk, consequences of injuries and developing injury preventive programs. Aims: To explore ...
  • Monitoring calls in telephone advice nursing : parents´and telenurses´experiences 

    Sandelius, Susanna (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2017-09-22)
    Background: Approximately 2 million of the 4.5 million calls made in 2016 to the 1177 healthcare advice line resulted in the telenurse providing self-care advice to the care seeker. In some of these calls, the care seekers ...
  • The matter of white and gray matter in cognitive impairment 

    Damangir, Soheil (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2017-08-03)
    Cognitive impairment spans from minor subjective cognitive impairment to disabling dementia. Many biomarkers have been developed to monitor different aspects of cognitive impairment. Magnetic resonance imaging is the ...
  • Inter-individual differences in associative memory : structural and functional brain correlates and genetic modulators 

    Becker, Nina (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2017-08-03)
    Our memory for personal experiences (e.g., the first day at school) is termed episodic memory. This form of memory involves the recollection of single information as well as the connection between these pieces of information ...
  • Specification and potency of human neural stem cells for clinical transplantation 

    Vincent, Per Henrik (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2017-05-24)
    Neural stem cells hold promise for future treatment of spinal cord injury. Various aspects regarding cell fate specification, manufacturing and monitoring, with implications for clinical applications of these cells, are ...
  • Primary care patients with common mental disorders : quality of life, sick leave and effects of group therapy 

    Ejeby, Kersti (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2017-05-19)
    Background: Depression, Anxiety and Stress-Related Disorders, Common Mental Disorders (CMDs) are common among patients in primary health care, with many left untreated or even undiagnosed. CMDs are associated with high ...
  • How well are we aging? : capturing the complexity of health trajectories of older adults 

    Santoni, Giola (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2017-05-12)
    Despite its positive nature, population aging represents a public health challenge that could be alleviated by maintaining good health during older age. The aim of this thesis was to evaluate how well people are aging, ...
  • Neuroimaging biomarkers in Alzheimer’s disease 

    Falahati Asrami, Farshad (Inst för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle / Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, 2017-05-11)
    Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is characterized by an accumulation of abnormal plaques and tangles in the brain, a process that is estimated to begin years before the appearance of clinical symptoms. Individuals with subjective ...

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