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Sleep and cognition in old age: Birth cohort differences, dementia, and biomarkers of Alzheimer´s disease

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Title: Sleep and cognition in old age: Birth cohort differences, dementia, and biomarkers of Alzheimer´s disease
Authors: Johan, Skoog
Issue Date: 12-Nov-2020
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Psychology ; Psykologiska institutionen
Parts of work: 1. Skoog, J., Jonsson, H., Sigstrom, R., Ostling, S., Falk, H., Waern, M., Thorvaldsson, V., Skoog, I., & Johansson, B. (2019). Do later-born birth cohorts of septuagenarians sleep better? A prospective population-based study of two birth cohorts of 70-year-olds. Sleep, 42(1-8).

2. Skoog, J., Backman, K., Ribbe, M., Falk, H., Gudmundsson, P., Thorvaldsson, V., Borjesson‐Hanson, A., Ostling, S., Johansson, B., & Skoog, I. (2017). A longitudinal study of the Mini‐Mental State Examination in late nonagenarians and its relationship with dementia, mortality, and education. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 65(6), 1296–1300.

3. Sindi, S., Kåreholt, I., Johansson, L., Skoog, J., Sjöberg, L., Wang, H. X., Johansson, B., Fratiglioni, L., Soininen, H., & Solomon, A. (2018). Sleep disturbances and dementia risk: A multicenter study. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 14(10), 1235–1242.

4. Skoog, J., Zetterberg, H., Blennow, K., Kern, S., Johansson, B., Skoog, I. & Thorvaldsson, V. (2020). A populationbased study on sleep and CSF-markers of Alzheimer's disease: The influence of the APOE ε4 allele. Manuscript submitted for publication.
Date of Defence: 2020-12-04
Disputation: Fredagen den 4 december 2020, kl. 9.00, sal F1, Psykologiska institutionen, Haraldsgatan 1, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Doctoral Dissertation
Keywords: Subjective sleep disturbance
Abstract: The focus for this thesis is on two major determinants of health and wellbeing in older people, namely subjective sleep disturbance and cognition. Data were drawn from the H70 Birth Cohort Studies, comprising representative samples of older people living in Gothenburg, Sweden. In Study I, we examined birth cohort differences regarding prevalence of insomnia (i.e., difficulties initiating sleep, maintaining sleep, and early morning awakenings) in two cohorts of 70-year-olds born three decades apa... more
ISBN: 978-91-8009-142-8 (PRINT)
ISBN 978-91-8009-143-5 (PDF)
ISSN: 1101-718X
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