Hugo Lövheim

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Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A new three-dimensional model for emotions and monoamine neurotransmitters
    Hugo Lövheim
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, SE 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    Med Hypotheses 78:341-8. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Poor staff awareness of analgesic treatment jeopardises adequate pain control in the care of older people
    Hugo Lövheim
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, SE 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    Age Ageing 35:257-61. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Comparison of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia and psychotropic drug treatments among old people in geriatric care in 2000 and 2007
    Hugo Lövheim
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int Psychogeriatr 23:1616-22. 2011
  4. doi request reprint One-week prevalence of depressive symptoms and psychotropic drug treatments among old people with different levels of cognitive impairment living in institutional care: changes between 1982 and 2000
    Hugo Lövheim
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int Psychogeriatr 22:1154-60. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Changes between 1982 and 2000 in the prevalence of behavioral symptoms and psychotropic drug treatment among old people with cognitive impairment in geriatric care
    Hugo Lövheim
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Umea University, Sweden
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:941-8. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Sex differences in the prevalence of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia
    Hugo Lövheim
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:469-75. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationship between antipsychotic drug use and behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia in old people with cognitive impairment living in geriatric care
    Hugo Lövheim
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int Psychogeriatr 18:713-26. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia in relation to level of cognitive impairment
    Hugo Lövheim
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int Psychogeriatr 20:777-89. 2008
  9. doi request reprint The use of central nervous system drugs and analgesics among very old people with and without dementia
    Hugo Lövheim
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:912-8. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of mental health and psychotropic drug use among old people in geriatric care, changes between 1982 and 2000
    Hugo Lövheim
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:289-94. 2008

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. doi request reprint A new three-dimensional model for emotions and monoamine neurotransmitters
    Hugo Lövheim
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, SE 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    Med Hypotheses 78:341-8. 2012
    ..The model may help in understanding human emotions, psychiatric illness and the effects of psychotropic drugs. However, further empirical studies are needed to establish its validity...
  2. ncbi request reprint Poor staff awareness of analgesic treatment jeopardises adequate pain control in the care of older people
    Hugo Lövheim
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, SE 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    Age Ageing 35:257-61. 2006
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  3. doi request reprint Comparison of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia and psychotropic drug treatments among old people in geriatric care in 2000 and 2007
    Hugo Lövheim
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int Psychogeriatr 23:1616-22. 2011
    ....
  4. doi request reprint One-week prevalence of depressive symptoms and psychotropic drug treatments among old people with different levels of cognitive impairment living in institutional care: changes between 1982 and 2000
    Hugo Lövheim
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int Psychogeriatr 22:1154-60. 2010
    ..Whether the prevalence of depressive symptoms has decreased among people in different stages of dementia disorders has not yet been investigated...
  5. doi request reprint Changes between 1982 and 2000 in the prevalence of behavioral symptoms and psychotropic drug treatment among old people with cognitive impairment in geriatric care
    Hugo Lövheim
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Umea University, Sweden
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:941-8. 2009
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Sex differences in the prevalence of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia
    Hugo Lövheim
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:469-75. 2009
    ..The aim of the present analysis was to explore the correlation between sex and the prevalence of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia...
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationship between antipsychotic drug use and behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia in old people with cognitive impairment living in geriatric care
    Hugo Lövheim
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int Psychogeriatr 18:713-26. 2006
    ..BPSD are often managed with antipsychotic drugs, despite the associated serious health risks. The aim of the present study was to discover factors associated with the use of antipsychotics...
  8. doi request reprint Behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia in relation to level of cognitive impairment
    Hugo Lövheim
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int Psychogeriatr 20:777-89. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to describe the probability of the occurrence of these symptoms of dementia in relation to the level of cognitive impairment...
  9. doi request reprint The use of central nervous system drugs and analgesics among very old people with and without dementia
    Hugo Lövheim
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:912-8. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to compare the use of central nervous system drugs and analgesics among people aged 85 years or older, with and without dementia...
  10. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of mental health and psychotropic drug use among old people in geriatric care, changes between 1982 and 2000
    Hugo Lövheim
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:289-94. 2008
    ..How these changes regarding organization, diagnosis and pharmacological treatment, have affected the mental health of the population in general remains unclear...
  11. doi request reprint Thirty-day prevalence of delirium among very old people: a population-based study of very old people living at home and in institutions
    Johan Mathillas
    Geriatric Medicine, Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Umea University, SE 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 57:298-304. 2013
    ..0, 95% CI=1.5-6.0). Delirium is highly prevalent among very old people with dementia. Depression, heart failure, institutional living and prescribed antipsychotic medication seem to be associated with delirium. ..
  12. doi request reprint Physical restraint use in institutional care of old people in Sweden in 2000 and 2007
    Tony Pellfolk
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:1144-52. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the use of physical restraints in Sweden in 2000 and 2007...
  13. doi request reprint The association between stroke, depression, and 5-year mortality among very old people
    Carl Hornsten
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Stroke 44:2587-9. 2013
    ..Depression after stroke has been associated with increased mortality, but little is known about this association among very old people...
  14. doi request reprint Longitudinal associations between blood pressure and dementia in the very old
    Lena Molander
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 30:269-76. 2010
    ..Midlife hypertension is associated with an increased risk for dementia, but the association between blood pressure and dementia in very old age is unclear...
  15. doi request reprint Low blood pressure is associated with cognitive impairment in very old people
    Lena Molander
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden lena molander germed umu se
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 29:335-41. 2010
    ..However, the association between blood pressure and cognition in the very old is not fully determined and important to study considering the ageing population and the morbidity associated with cognitive impairment...
  16. doi request reprint Changes in sense of coherence in old age - a 5-year follow-up of the Umeå 85+ study
    Hugo Lövheim
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 27:13-9. 2013
    ..This study aims to describe the changes in sense of coherence (SOC) over time and relate these changes to negative life events among very old people...
  17. doi request reprint Sense of coherence (SOC) related to health and mortality among the very old: the Umeå 85+ study
    Berit Lundman
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, SE 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 51:329-32. 2010
    ..977, CI=0.937-1.018, p=0.267). Strong SOC was associated with well-being in this group of old people. Low SOC was found among those with diseases known to have a negative influence on daily life...
  18. doi request reprint Increasing prevalence of dementia among very old people
    Johan Mathillas
    Geriatric Medicine, Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Umea University, Umeå SE 901 85, Sweden
    Age Ageing 40:243-9. 2011
    ..it is unknown whether the age-specific prevalence of dementia among the very old changes over time...
  19. pmc Usefulness of the Geriatric Depression Scale 15-item version among very old people with and without cognitive impairment
    Mia Conradsson
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Aging Ment Health 17:638-45. 2013
    ..The aim of this population-based study was to investigate the usefulness of the Geriatric Depression Scale 15-item version (GDS-15) to assess depressive symptoms among very old people with differing levels of cognitive function...
  20. pmc Inappropriate long-term use of antipsychotic drugs is common among people with dementia living in specialized care units
    Maria Gustafsson
    Maria Gustafsson, Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Neuroscience, Umea University, 901 85, Umea, Sweden
    BMC Pharmacol Toxicol 14:10. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to describe antipsychotic drug therapy among people with dementia living in specialized care units in northern Sweden...
  21. doi request reprint Association between behavioral and psychological symptoms and psychotropic drug use among old people with cognitive impairment living in geriatric care settings
    Maria Gustafsson
    Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Neurosciences, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int Psychogeriatr 25:1415-23. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the prevalence and associated factors of psychotropic and anti-dementia drug use among old people with cognitive impairment living in geriatric care settings...
  22. doi request reprint Inner strength in relation to functional status, disease, living arrangements, and social relationships among people aged 85 years and older
    Berit Lundman
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Geriatr Nurs 33:167-76. 2012
    ..Participants with a higher degree of inner strength had better physical health and more satisfying social relationships. The promotion of inner strength should be a major aim of geriatric nursing...
  23. doi request reprint Gender disparities in the pharmacological treatment of cardiovascular disease and diabetes mellitus in the very old: an epidemiological, cross-sectional survey
    Jon Brännström
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Sweden
    Drugs Aging 28:993-1005. 2011
    ..Cardiovascular morbidity and diabetes mellitus are common, increase with age and are often treated extensively with drugs, many of which are known to have significant adverse effects...
  24. pmc Psychotropic drug use among people with dementia--a six-month follow-up study
    Maria Gustafsson
    Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Neurosciences, Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    BMC Pharmacol Toxicol 14:56. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the long-term use of psychotropic drugs in old people with dementia...
  25. doi request reprint Lower systolic blood pressure is associated with greater mortality in people aged 85 and older
    Lena Molander
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1853-9. 2008
    ..To investigate the association between blood pressure and mortality in very old people...
  26. doi request reprint Morale in very old people who have had a stroke
    Johan Niklasson
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Umea University Umea, Sweden Electronic address
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 58:408-14. 2014
    ..Low morale among those with stroke was independently associated with depression, angina pectoris and impaired hearing which could be the focus for future intervention studies. ..