Forte’s research briefs are a series of publications which in short describes the level of knowledge in a certain social field. Each publication is authored by a group of researchers and representatives of society and reviewed.

  • Research brief: Anxiety and depression in older adults

    Research brief #8: Anxiety and depression in older adults

    In Sweden, around 150 000 people over the age of 65 suffer from depression. The prevalence of anxiety in the same age group is usually reported as between 6 and 12 per cent. Despite this, the older population is often a neglected group in both psychiatry research and the care system.

    Published: 2017

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  • Research brief: Men's violence against women in intimate relationships

    Research brief #7: Men's violence against women in intimate relationships

    Men’s violence against women in intimate relationships is a serious social problem. The full extent of the problem is difficult to estimate, but for the abused woman and her children the consequences are severe. This Research Brief gives a brief description of the current state of knowledge within the area.

    Published: 2016

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  • Research brief: User participation

    Research brief #5: User participation

    In recent years, user participation has been paid increasing attention as an important part of research. The Research brief “User participation” describes in short the level of knowledge within this field.

    Published: 2015

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  • Research brief: Ageing and memory

    Research brief #3: Ageing and memory

    Cognitive abilities such as memory and language deteriorate with age. The Research brief “Ageing and Memory” describes in short the level of knowledge within this field.

    Published: 2014

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