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Psychological correlates of multimorbidity and disability accumulation in older adults.

Age Ageing 2019 Oct 3. Epub 2019 Oct 3.

Aging Research Center, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afz117DOI Listing
October 2019

Predicting First-Time Injurious Falls in Older Men and Women Living in the Community: Development of the First Injurious Fall Screening Tool.

J Am Med Dir Assoc 2019 Sep 4;20(9):1163-1168.e3. Epub 2019 Apr 4.

Aging Research Center (ARC), Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden; Division of Physiotherapy, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden; Allied Health Professionals, Function Area Occupational Therapy & Physiotherapy, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden; Stockholm Gerontology Research Center, Stockholm, Sweden.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S15258610193024
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2019.02.023DOI Listing
September 2019

Measuring gait speed to better identify prodromal dementia.

Exp Gerontol 2019 Sep 4;124:110625. Epub 2019 Jun 4.

Aging Research Center, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden; Centro Medicina dell'Invecchiamento, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario "A. Gemelli" IRCCS, and Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.exger.2019.05.014DOI Listing
September 2019

Impact of Social Network on the Risk and Consequences of Injurious Falls in Older Adults.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2019 Sep 26;67(9):1851-1858. Epub 2019 Jun 26.

Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Aging Research Center (ARC), Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jgs.16018DOI Listing
September 2019

Co-occurrence of cognitive impairment and physical frailty, and incidence of dementia: Systematic review and meta-analysis.

Neurosci Biobehav Rev 2019 Sep 3;107:96-103. Epub 2019 Sep 3.

Aging Research Center, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden; Centro di Medicina dell'Invecchiamento, Department of Geriatrics, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Roma and IRCCS Fondazione Policlinico "A. Gemelli", Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2019.09.001DOI Listing
September 2019

Disability trajectories and mortality in older adults with different cognitive and physical profiles.

Aging Clin Exp Res 2019 Aug 30. Epub 2019 Aug 30.

Aging Research Center, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40520-019-01297-1DOI Listing
August 2019

Polypharmacy and injurious falls in older adults: a nationwide nested case-control study.

Clin Epidemiol 2019 24;11:483-493. Epub 2019 Jun 24.

Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/CLEP.S201614DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6598933PMC
June 2019

Nutritional Status, Body Mass Index, and the Risk of Falls in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

J Am Med Dir Assoc 2019 May 13;20(5):569-582.e7. Epub 2018 Dec 13.

Aging Research Center (ARC), Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2018.10.027DOI Listing
May 2019

Walking Speed Drives the Prognosis of Older Adults with Cardiovascular and Neuropsychiatric Multimorbidity.

Am J Med 2019 May 27. Epub 2019 May 27.

Aging Research Center, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University, Sweden; Stockholm Gerontology Research Center, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2019.05.005DOI Listing
May 2019

Cardiovascular Risk Factors and the Risk of Disability in Older Adults: Variation by Age and Functional Status.

J Am Med Dir Assoc 2019 Feb 10;20(2):208-212.e3. Epub 2018 Jul 10.

Aging Research Center, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, and Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2018.05.013DOI Listing
February 2019

Risk Factors for Injurious Falls in Older Adults: The Role of Sex and Length of Follow-Up.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2019 Feb 29;67(2):246-253. Epub 2018 Nov 29.

Aging Research Center, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jgs.15657DOI Listing
February 2019

Geriatric health charts for individual assessment and prediction of care needs: a population-based prospective study.

J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2018 12 4. Epub 2018 Dec 4.

Aging Research Center, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University, Tomtebodavägen 18 A, 171 65 Solna, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gerona/gly272DOI Listing
December 2018

Temporal trends in impairments of physical function among older adults during 2001-16 in Sweden: towards a healthier ageing.

Age Ageing 2018 09;47(5):698-704

Aging Research Center, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afy085DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6108390PMC
September 2018

Tooth loss is associated with accelerated cognitive decline and volumetric brain differences: a population-based study.

Neurobiol Aging 2018 07 9;67:23-30. Epub 2018 Mar 9.

Aging Research Center, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden; Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tianjin Medical University, China. Electronic address:

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S01974580183008
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2018.03.003DOI Listing
July 2018

Trajectories of functional decline in older adults with neuropsychiatric and cardiovascular multimorbidity: A Swedish cohort study.

PLoS Med 2018 03 6;15(3):e1002503. Epub 2018 Mar 6.

Aging Research Center, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1002503DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5839531PMC
March 2018

Risk Profiles for Injurious Falls in People Over 60: A Population-Based Cohort Study.

J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2018 01;73(2):233-239

Aging Research Center (ARC), Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glx115DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5861922PMC
January 2018

Cardiovascular Risk Burden and Future Risk of Walking Speed Limitation in Older Adults.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2017 Nov;65(11):2418-2424

Aging Research Center, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet-Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jgs.15158DOI Listing
November 2017

Defining Health Trajectories in Older Adults With Five Clinical Indicators.

J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2017 Aug;72(8):1123-1129

Aging Research Center, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, and Stockholm University, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glw204DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5861965PMC
August 2017

Impact of tooth loss on walking speed decline over time in older adults: a population-based cohort study.

Aging Clin Exp Res 2017 Aug 28;29(4):793-800. Epub 2016 Sep 28.

Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Aging Research Center, Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University, Gävlegatan 16, 9tr, SE113-30, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40520-016-0630-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5533810PMC
August 2017

Trends in disability of instrumental activities of daily living among older Chinese adults, 1997-2006: population based study.

BMJ Open 2017 Aug 28;7(8):e016996. Epub 2017 Aug 28.

Aging Research Center, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet-Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016996DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5724119PMC
August 2017

Cognitive and Physical Function in Relation to the Risk of Injurious Falls in Older Adults: A Population-Based Study.

J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2017 May;72(5):669-675

Aging Research Center (ARC), Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glw141DOI Listing
May 2017

Trends in Incidence of Disability in Activities of Daily Living in Chinese Older Adults: 1993-2006.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2017 Feb 29;65(2):306-312. Epub 2016 Sep 29.

Aging Research Center, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet-Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jgs.14468DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5310987PMC
February 2017

Association of mobility limitations with incident disability among older adults: a population-based study.

Age Ageing 2016 11 28;45(6):812-819. Epub 2016 Apr 28.

Aging Research Center, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afw076DOI Listing
November 2016

Effects of biological age on the associations of blood pressure with cardiovascular and non-cardiovascular mortality in old age: A population-based study.

Int J Cardiol 2016 Oct 24;220:508-13. Epub 2016 Jun 24.

Aging Research Center, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet-Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.06.118DOI Listing
October 2016

The Effects of "Physical Activity on Prescription" in Persons With Transient Ischemic Attack: A Randomized Controlled Study.

J Neurol Phys Ther 2016 Jul;40(3):176-83

Department of Physiotherapy, Norrtälje Hospital, Norrtälje, Sweden (C.M.); and Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Aging Research Center, Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University (A.-K.W.), Department of Physical Therapy, Karolinska University Hospital (A.-K.W., M.H., D.K.S.), Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Division of Physiotherapy, Karolinska Institutet (M.H., E.K., D.K.S.), Department of Occupational and Physiotherapy, Södersjukhuset (E.K.), Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/NPT.0000000000000134DOI Listing
July 2016

Multidimensional Prognostic Index in Association with Future Mortality and Number of Hospital Days in a Population-Based Sample of Older Adults: Results of the EU Funded MPI_AGE Project.

PLoS One 2015 29;10(7):e0133789. Epub 2015 Jul 29.

Aging Research Center, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society (NVS), Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden; Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0133789PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4519042PMC
May 2016

Age-related variation in health status after age 60.

PLoS One 2015 3;10(3):e0120077. Epub 2015 Mar 3.

Aging Research Center, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden; Stockholm Gerontology Research Center, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0120077PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4348523PMC
January 2016

Use of medications and functional dependence among Chinese older adults in a rural community: A population-based study.

Geriatr Gerontol Int 2015 Dec 17;15(12):1242-8. Epub 2015 Jan 17.

Aging Research Center, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet-Stockholm University.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ggi.12433DOI Listing
December 2015

Walking speed, processing speed, and dementia: a population-based longitudinal study.

J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2014 Dec 4;69(12):1503-10. Epub 2014 Apr 4.

Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Aging Research Center, Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glu047DOI Listing
December 2014

Vascular risk factor burden, atherosclerosis, and functional dependence in old age: a population-based study.

Int J Behav Med 2014 Aug;21(4):597-604

Aging Research Center (ARC), Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University, Gävlegatan 16, SE-113 30, Stockholm, Sweden,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12529-013-9352-8DOI Listing
August 2014

Is midlife occupational physical activity related to disability in old age? The SNAC-Kungsholmen study.

PLoS One 2013 30;8(7):e70471. Epub 2013 Jul 30.

Aging Research Center, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0070471PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3728023PMC
April 2014

Association of cardiovascular burden with mobility limitation among elderly people: a population-based study.

PLoS One 2013 31;8(5):e65815. Epub 2013 May 31.

Aging Research Center (ARC), Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0065815PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3669202PMC
January 2014

Adherence to physical exercise recommendations in people over 65--the SNAC-Kungsholmen study.

Eur J Public Health 2013 Oct 31;23(5):799-804. Epub 2012 Oct 31.

1 Departement of Neurobiology, Caring Sciences and Society, Aging Research Center, Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden.

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https://academic.oup.com/eurpub/article-lookup/doi/10.1093/e
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/cks150DOI Listing
October 2013

Education-related differences in physical performance after age 60: a cross-sectional study assessing variation by age, gender and occupation.

BMC Public Health 2013 Jul 10;13:641. Epub 2013 Jul 10.

Aging Research Center (ARC), Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm University, 16, S-113 30 Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-13-641DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3733740PMC
July 2013

Can chronic multimorbidity explain the age-related differences in strength, speed and balance in older adults?

Aging Clin Exp Res 2012 Oct 5;24(5):480-9. Epub 2012 Sep 5.

Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Aging Research Center, Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://www.kurtis.it/aging/en/abstract.cfm/8584
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http://dx.doi.org/10.3275/8584DOI Listing
October 2012

Spasticity after stroke: an overview of prevalence, test instruments, and treatments.

Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2012 Sep;91(9):814-20

Department of Geriatric Medicine, Danderyd Hospital, Danderyd, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PHM.0b013e31825f13a3DOI Listing
September 2012

Physical activity in people age 80 years and older as a means of counteracting disability, balanced in relation to frailty.

J Aging Phys Act 2012 Jul 20;20(3):317-31. Epub 2011 Dec 20.

Aging Research Center, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.

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July 2012

Use of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) in social services for elderly in Sweden.

Disabil Rehabil 2012 14;34(11):959-64. Epub 2011 Nov 14.

National Board of Health and Welfare, Nordic Centre for Classifications in Health, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/09638288.2011.628739DOI Listing
June 2012

Limited fine hand use after stroke and its association with other disabilities.

J Rehabil Med 2008 Aug;40(8):603-8

Department of Neurobiology Care Sciences and Society, Division of Physiotherapy 23100, Karolinska Institutet, SE-141 83 Huddinge, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2340/16501977-0218DOI Listing
August 2008

Determinants of mobility and self-care in older people with stroke: importance of somatosensory and perceptual functions.

Phys Ther 2007 Dec 2;87(12):1633-41. Epub 2007 Oct 2.

Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, SE-141 83 Huddinge, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2522/ptj.20060349DOI Listing
December 2007

Spasticity and its association with functioning and health-related quality of life 18 months after stroke.

Cerebrovasc Dis 2006 27;21(4):247-53. Epub 2006 Jan 27.

Neurotec Department, Division of Physiotherapy, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000091222DOI Listing
May 2006

Hemiplegic limb synergies in stroke patients.

Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2006 Feb;85(2):112-9

Neurotec Department, Division of Physiotherapy 23100, Karolinska Institutet, SE-141 83 Huddinge, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.phm.0000197587.78140.17DOI Listing
February 2006