Anita Björklund

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Community mobility, defined as "moving [ones] self in the community and using public or private transportation", has a unique ability to promote older peoples' wellbeing by enabling independence and access to activity arenas for interaction with others. Early predictors of decreased community mobility among older men and women are useful in developing(More)
We have explored how older twins experience and describe themselves in relation to their co-twin. The life stories of 20 older twins were analyzed with narrative analysis. Results showed that the twins described themselves from the point of differences in relation to the co-twin. This was based on experiences of how other people viewed them as alike, as(More)
OBJECTIVE/METHOD During the last decades sickness absence from work has become a great societal problem. Questions of how rehabilitation processes should become successful and how peoples' ability to work can be improved have become of great public interest. In this paper we discuss three well-known theoretical perspectives regarding their usefulness when(More)
AIM The aim of this study was to coordinate the structured psychosocial, neurocognitive and educational follow-up of children treated for brain tumours with the medical protocol and apply the model in two Swedish healthcare regions. METHODS We invited all children living in the two regions, who had been diagnosed with a brain tumour from October 1, 2010,(More)
OBJECTIVES Negative attitudes in society toward working in eldercare constitute a challenge to educators and care providers. The purpose of this study was to explore, describe, and compare the attitudes of different professional groups toward factors that are important for the well-being of older adults. METHODS A randomized sample of 210 respondents that(More)
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