Influences on sleep-wake behaviour in older adults and community dementia care: Light exposure and partner impact

Allan, Alicia C. (2016) Influences on sleep-wake behaviour in older adults and community dementia care: Light exposure and partner impact. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

This project described sleep-wake behaviour in community-dwelling older adults and in community dementia care. It examined the applicability of a newly presented conceptual model (the Multifactorial Influences on Sleep Health model) to evaluate factors influencing sleep in ageing, with a particular focus on the importance of daytime light exposure and the impact of partners.

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ID Code: 94986
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD)
Supervisor: Smith, Simon, Sullivan, Karen, & Beattie, Elizabeth
Keywords: older adults, ageing, dementia, carers, sleep, light exposure
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Qld (CARRS-Q)
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 04 May 2016 00:51
Last Modified: 04 May 2016 00:51

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