Pia Hedberg

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Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Experiences of purpose in life when becoming and being a very old woman
    Pia Hedberg
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    J Women Aging 21:125-37. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Purpose in life among men and women aged 85 years and older
    Pia Hedberg
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, Sweden
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 70:213-29. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Depression in relation to purpose in life among a very old population: A five-year follow-up study
    Pia Hedberg
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, Sweden
    Aging Ment Health 14:757-63. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Purpose in life over a five-year period: a longitudinal study in a very old population
    Pia Hedberg
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int Psychogeriatr 23:806-13. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Experiences of purpose in life when becoming and being a very old woman
    Pia Hedberg
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    J Women Aging 21:125-37. 2009
    ..It seems to be facilitated by a positive view of life. Although the results were dominated by a positive view of life, some of the participants saw their lives in terms of simply existing, and did not experience purpose in life...
  2. ncbi request reprint Purpose in life among men and women aged 85 years and older
    Pia Hedberg
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, Sweden
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 70:213-29. 2010
    ..For this reason, the purpose in life must be discussed and taken into consideration in the care of the elderly...
  3. doi request reprint Depression in relation to purpose in life among a very old population: A five-year follow-up study
    Pia Hedberg
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, Sweden
    Aging Ment Health 14:757-63. 2010
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Purpose in life over a five-year period: a longitudinal study in a very old population
    Pia Hedberg
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int Psychogeriatr 23:806-13. 2011
    ..001).Conclusion: A strong purpose in life does not seem to prevent very old people from developing depression, and being depressed at baseline and living with depression over five years is associated with a loss of purpose in life. ..