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Inequity in Mind. On the Social and Genetic Risk Factors of Dementia and Their Interactions


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Title: Inequity in Mind. On the Social and Genetic Risk Factors of Dementia and Their Interactions
Authors: Hasselgren, Caroline
Issue Date: 20-Sep-2019
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Sociology and Work Science ; Institutionen för sociologi och arbetsvetenskap
Parts of work: Hasselgren C., Ekbrand H., Fässberg M.M., Zettergren A., Zetterberg H., Blennow K., Skoog I., & Halleröd B. (2018). APOE ε4 and the long arm of social inequity: Estimated effects of socio-economic status and sex on the timing of dementia onset. Ageing & Society, 39(9): 1951-1975.
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Hasselgren C., Dellve L., Ekbrand H., Zettergren A., Zetterberg H., Blennow K., Skoog I., & Halleröd B. (2018). Socioeconomic status, gender and dementia: The influence of work environment exposures and their interactions with APOE ɛ4. Social Science & Medicine (SSM) Population Health, 5: 171-179.
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Wu J., Hasselgren C., Zettergren A., Zetterberg H., Blennow K., Skoog I., & Halleröd B. (2018). The impact of social networks and APOE ɛ4 on dementia among older adults: Tests of possible interactions. Aging & Mental Health. Advance online publication.
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Hasselgren C., Ekbrand H., Halleröd B., Fässberg M.M., Zettergren A., Johansson L., Skoog I & Dellve L. (submitted manuscript). Sex differences in dementia: On the potentially mediating effects of educational attainment and experiences of psychological distress.
Date of Defence: 2019-10-11
Disputation: Fredagen den 11 oktober 2019, kl. 13.15, Hörsal Dragonen, Sprängkullsgatan 19
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Göteborg Studies in Sociology
69
Keywords: Dementia
APOE ε4
Health inequity
Longitudinal population studies
Class
Sex/gender
Fundamental cause theory
Abstract: The present thesis seeks to further explain the occurrence of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias by studying the long-term impact of class- and gender-based inequities as well as the extent to which they potentially moderate genetic risk. Central to this endeavour is the recognition of social inequity as multifaceted, and of potential intersections between different drivers of structural (dis)advantage in relation to individual health prospects. The main point of departure is that even thou... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/61359
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