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Depression among Swedish 70-year-olds - Sex differences from a gender perspective

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Title: Depression among Swedish 70-year-olds - Sex differences from a gender perspective
Authors: Rydberg Sterner, Therese
Issue Date: 28-Apr-2020
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry
Parts of work: Paper 1: Rydberg Sterner T*, Ahlner F*, Blennow K, Dahlin-Ivanoff S, Falk H, Havstam Johansson L, Hoff M, Holm M, Hörder H, Jacobsson T, Johansson B, Johansson L, Kern J, Kern S, Machado A, Mellqvist Fässberg M, Nilsson J, Ribbe M, Rothenberg E, Rydén L, Sadeghi A, Sacuiu S, Samuelsson J, Sigström R, Skoog J, Thorvaldsson V, Waern M, Westman E, Wetterberg H, Zetterberg H, Zetterberg M, Zettergren A, Östling S, Skoog I. ”The Gothenburg H70 Birth Cohort Study 2014-16: design, methods and study population”. European Journal of Epidemiology 2019: 34(2): 191-209.

Paper 2: Rydberg Sterner T, Gudmundsson P, Seidu N, Bäckman K, Skoog I, Falk H. “A Psychometric Evaluation of a Swedish version of the Positive–Negative Sex-Role Inventory (PN-SRI) – Results from the H70-study”. Societies 2018: 8 (13).

Paper 3: Rydberg Sterner T, Gudmundsson P, Sigstrom R, Ahlner F, Seidu N, Zettergren A, Kern S, Ostling S, Waern M, Skoog I. “Depression and neuroticism decrease among women but not among men between 1976-2016 in Swedish septuagenarians”. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica 2019: 139(4): 381-394.

Paper 4. Rydberg Sterner T, Dahlin-Ivanoff S, Gudmundsson P, Wiktorsson S, Hed S, Falk H, Skoog I, Waern M. “I wanted to talk about it, but I couldn’t”. A focus group study about experiencing late life depression - results from the H70 study (submitted manuscript)

Paper 5. Rydberg Sterner T, Gudmundsson P, Falk H, Seidu N, Ahlner F, Wetterberg H, Sigström R, Östling S, Zettergren A, Kern S, Waern M, Skoog I. Depression in relation to sex and gender expression among Swedish septuagenarians – results from the H70 study (submitted manuscript)
Date of Defence: 2020-05-20
Disputation: Onsdagen den 20 maj 2020, kl. 9.00, Hörsal Europa, Wallenberg Centrum, Medicinaregatan 20 A, Göteborg. Password: 543658
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: depression
time trend
older adults
Abstract: Depression is one of the leading causes of global burden of disease. Due to increased life expectancy, late-life depression is an escalating public health issue. The prevalence is reported to be almost twice as high among women compared to men. Little is known about the role of gender expression (femininity, masculinity, or androgyny) in relation to depression epidemiology, and whether the prevalence of late-life depression may change over time. The overarching aim of this thesis was to study pr... more
ISBN: 978-91-7833-834-4 (PRINT)
978-91-7833-835-1 (PDF)
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