Essays about: "Effects of dementia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 essays containing the words Effects of dementia.

  1. 1. Understanding subjective measures of olfaction and cognition : A study on the occurrence of subjective olfactory and/or cognitive decline and their effect on future behavioral performance

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Kognitiv psykologi

    Author : Andrea Aejmelaeus-Lindström; [2022]
    Keywords : subjective olfactory decline; subjective cognitive decline; olfaction; anosmia; cognition; aging;

    Abstract : Dementia is a growing burden for society, and it is of interest to discover it at an early stage. Both subjective cognitive decline (SCD) and subjective olfactory decline (SOD) has been associated with future cognitive decline and dementia. However, subjective measures have often been criticized and are still not fully understood. READ MORE

  2. 2. The effects of the nursing intervention on the quality of life in patients with senile dementia : A descriptive review

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för vårdvetenskap

    Author : Luyan Jin; Cheng Chen; [2021]
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  3. 3. Gamified CoGNIT: cognitive assessment with added game elements : Gamification of medical examination

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Fredrik Carlsson; Sebastian Vusak; [2020]
    Keywords : gamification; idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus; CoGNIT; per-formance; user experience; spelifiering; idiopatisk normaltryckshydrocefalus; CoGNIT; prestanda; användarupplevelse;

    Abstract : Background. CoGNIT is a computerized test battery for cognitive assessment, used in diagnosing and treating patients with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (INPH). The disorder causes symptoms of dementia, among other things. Apart from other diseases with similar symptoms, like Alzheimer’s, INPH can be countered. READ MORE

  4. 4. THE USE OF BIKEAROUND AND IMPACT ON WELL-BEING IN OLDER PEOPLE LIVING IN A NURSING HOME : EXPERIENCES OF THE NURSING STAFF

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för hälsa och välfärd

    Author : Yuqi Shen; [2020]
    Keywords : BikeAround; elderly care; health and well-being; nursing home; older people;

    Abstract : Aims: The thesis aimed to describe the utilization of BikeAround and its impact on health and wellbeing in older people living in a nursing home. Methods: Six nursing staff were interviewed by phone or skype, in line with an interview guide. The transcribed interviews analyzed with qualitative content analysis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Marsvin (Cavia) som djurunderstödda insatser till äldre människor med demens

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Jennifer Johansson; [2020]
    Keywords : Guinea pig; animal assisted intervention; dementia; behaviour;

    Abstract : Guinea pigs are used as Animal Assisted Interventions (AAI) to people with different disabilities and are often used in healthcare environments. There are studies made that highlight guinea pigs as AAI for children with autism and the results show that there are plenty of positive effects for the children, but there are not a lot of studies on the effects for the animals. READ MORE