PhD and master’s theses

Here you will find information on PhD theses from ARC from 2000 to the present.

List of PhD theses as PDF fïle

2013

Hooshmand, B. (2013). The impact of homocysteine and B vitamins on Alzheimer’s disease, cognitive performance and structural brain changes. Stockholm: Karolinska Institut.

Rizzuto, D. (2013). Living longer than expected: protective and risk factors related to human longevity. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

2012

Haasum Y. (2012). Drug use in institutionalized and home-dwelling elderly persons. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

Lovén J. (2012). Mechanisms of women’s own-gender bias and sex differences in memory for faces. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

Mangliasche F. (2012). Exploring the role of vitamin E in Alzheimer’s disease. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

2011

Caracciolo B. (2011). Cognitive Impairment in the Non-demented Elderly. Occurrence, Risk Factors, Progression. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

Rieckmann, A. (2011). Human aging, dopamine, and cognition. Molecular and functional imaging of executive functions and implicit learning.  Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

Schön P. (2011). Gender Matters. Differences and Change in Disability and Health Among our Oldest Women and Men. Stockholm: Department of Social Work, Stockholm University.

2010

Fors S. (2010). Blood on the tracks: life-course perspectives on health inequalities in later life. Stockholm: Department of Social Work, Stockholm University.

Keller L. (2010). Genetics in Dementia – Impact of sequence variations for families and populations. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

2009

Atti AR. (2009). The effect of somatic disorders on brain aging and dementia. Findings from population-based studies. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

Livner Å. (2009). Prospective and retrospective memory in normal and pathological aging. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

Paillard-Borg S. (2009). Leisure activities at old age and their influence on
dementia development. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

Thilers P. (2009). The association between steroid hormones and cognitive performance in adulthood. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

2008

Agahi N. (2008). Leisure in late life. Patterns of participation and relationship with health. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

Gavazzeni J. (2008). Age differences in arousal, perception of affective pictures, and emotional memory enhancement. Stockholm University.

Haider SI. (2008). Socioeconomic differences in drug use among older people. Trends, polypharmacy, quality and new drugs. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

Marengoni A. (2008). Prevalence and impact of chronic diseases and multimorbidity in the aging population. A clinical and epidemiological approach. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

Meinow B. (2008). Capturing health in the elderly population. Complex health problems, mortality, and the allocation of home-help services. Stockholm University.

Rovio S. (2008). The effect of physical activity and other lifestyle factors on dementia, Alzheimer’s disease and structural brain changes. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

Xu WL. (2008). Diabetes mellitus and the risk of dementia: a population-based study. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

2007

Batljan I. (2007). Demographics and future needs for public long term care and services among the elderly in Sweden. The need for planning. Stockholm University.

Beckman Gyllenstrand A. (2007). Medication management and patient compliance in old age. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

Nordberg G. (2007). Formal and informal care in an urban and a rural elderly population. Who? When? What? Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

Rehnman J. (2007). The role of gender in face recognition. Stockholm University.

Westerbotn M. (2007). Drug use among the very old living in ordinary households. Aspects on well-being, cognitive and functional ability. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

2006

Jonsson Laukka E. (2006). Cognitive function during the transition from normal aging to dementia. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

Klarin I. (2006). Drug use in the elderly – are quantity and quality compatible. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

Ngandu T. (2006). Lifestyle-related risk factors in dementia and mild cognitive impairment: a population-based study. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

Nilsson E. (2006). Diabetes and cognitive functioning: the role of age and comorbidity. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

2005

Derwinger A. (2005). Develop your memory strategies! Self-generated versus mnemonic strategy training in old age: maintenance, forgetting, transfer, and age differences. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

Jones S. (2005). Cognitive functioning in the preclinical stages of Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

Karp A. (2005). Psychosocial factors in relation to development of dementia in late-life: a life course approach within the Kungsholmen Project. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

Nilsson J. (2005). Understanding health-related quality of life in old age. A cross-sectional study of elderly people in rural Bangladesh. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

Passare G. (2005). Drug use and side effects in the elderly: Findings from the Kungsholmen project. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

De Ronchi D. (2005). Education and dementing disorders. The role of schooling in dementia and cognitive impairment. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

2004

Berger AK. (2004). Old age depression: Occurrence and influence on cognitive functioning in aging and Alzheimer´s disease. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

Cornelius C. (2004). Drug use in the elderly: Risk or protection? Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet

Larsson K. (2004). According to Need? Predicting Use of Formal and Informal Care in a Swedish Urban Elderly Population. Stockholm University.

Palmer K. (2004). Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia in the general population. Results from the Kungsholmen Project. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

Qiu C. (2004). The relation of blood pressure to dementia in the elderly. A community-based longitudinal study. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

2003

Jönsson L. (2003). Economic evaluation of treatments for Alzheimer’s disease. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

Yonker EJ. (2003). Hormones and Cognition: Testosterone and Visuospatial Ability, Estrogen and Episodic Memory. Stockholm University.

2002

Fahlander K. (2002). Cognitive functioning in aging and dementia. The role of psychiatric and somatic factors. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

Giron MST. (2002). The rational use of drugs in a population of very old persons. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

2001

Jansson W. (2001). Family-based dementia care: experiences from the perspective of spouses and adult children. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

Kabir ZN. (2001). The emerging elderly population in Bangladesh: aspects of their health and social situation. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

Wang H. (2001). Impact of lifestyles on the occurrence of dementia. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

2000

von Strauss E. (2000). Being old in our society: Health, functional status, and effects of research. Stockholm: Karolinska Institutet.

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