Psychology and Aging - American Psychological Association
Mental health disorders, including anxiety and depression, adversely ... the current generation of older people—move into old age. .... psychological interventions include cognitive–behavioral, interpersonal, and psychodynamic ... normal part of aging or may coincide with medical illnesses or life events that commonly occur.
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Mental Disorders in Old Age - Ljudmila
Mental disorders are common in old age but frequently remain undetec- ... syndromes occurred in 72.7 % of the elderly, while a clinically defined ... aging. Depression at old age is therefore under-recognized and severely ... with somatic disorders and stress due to the patients' perception of dis- .... Dementia is usually.
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Age Differences in Stress, Coping, and Appraisal - The Journals of
Findings From the Normative Aging Study ... We examined age differences in stress, appraisal, and coping, using both ... interview questions and a coping checklist in middle-aged, young-old, and old-old ... nearly a quarter of the old-old reported having had no problems and they ...... (The mean for the old-old group was.
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The State of Mental Health and Aging in America - Centers for
The World Health Organization defines health as “a state of complete physical, mental ... It is estimated that 20% of people age 55 years or older experience some type of ... cognitive impairment, and mood disorders (such as depression or bipolar .... which includes stress, depression and ..... disorders common in the elderly.
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what practitioners should know about working with older adults
Older adults are defined as persons 65 years of age and older. .... The ethnic racial minority population over 65 years old is growing faster than the older adults group as a ..... Posttraumatic stress disorder can occur at any age and is a common ... Unlike milder forms of cognitive decline associated with normal aging, the ...
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Aging and cognition - University of Southern California
Which cognitive abilities decline, remain stable or improve with age depends on the health ... People commonly associate aging with memory loss. .... Mean corrected recog .... older adults are a signal of Alzheimer's disease and ..... decreasing levels.136 Even brief intervals of acute stress .... explicit memory in old persons.
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Successful Cognitive Aging - Springer
Jan 25, 2012 ... cognitive aging, by way of brain reserve and cognitive reserve. .... to how to operationally define positive states of health in older age. ... the mental processes on which treatment depends is as a rule lacking—old people .... of environmental stress on cellular functioning, thereby potentially permitting.
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Psychology and Ageing - Australian Psychological Society
Furthermore, there are debates as to the meaning of “old” in a nation whose ... The role of health psychology in promoting health and well-being in old age ... We have included a section on the scope and implications of cognitive ageing, to highlight the ... Older adults generally remember less than do younger adults, but ...
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Mental Health of Older Adults, Addressing - World Health Organization
become eligible for old-age social security benefits. (1, 2). ... health problems of older adults are under-identified ... patterns and women generally have lower income ... perceived social stress amongst older people needs ... promote healthy ageing, the socio-economic deter- .... The already challenged level of cognitive.
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Abuse of the elderly - World Health Organization
domestic violence and population ageing. ... old age are finding themselves to be the main caregivers and ... It is generally agreed that abuse of older people is ... This definition of elder abuse has been heavily ..... of the interplay of several factors, including stress, .... the physical and cognitive impairments that usually.
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Dementia and cognitive decline - Age UK
Aug 5, 2014 ... Dementia and Cognitive Decline Evidence Review Oct 2014 ..... cognitive ageing but also about dementia. ..... for some people MCI is the result of a curable condition such as stress, ... Dementia is an 'organic' disorder, meaning there is an associated ..... life course, to prevent or delay dementia in old age.
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Age-associated cognitive decline - Lars Penke
Nov 17, 2010 ... ability causing the supposed 'cause' of cognitive ability in old age. ... izations, enumerating the problems of the ageing brain and the ... Typically, the study is cross-sectional. ... other aspects of cognitive function.12 Within the range defined by ... dative stress, telomere attrition, hormonal dysregulation and ...
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Chapter 7 Environmental Factors In The Development Of Dementia
is defined as a decline in multiple cognitive functions, including memory, that ... as age 8,9 as well as evidence of excessive oxidative stress and lipid per- oxidation.10 ... to shed light on the origins of Alzheimer's disease more generally. The amyloid .... Interestingly, exposure to lead during old age did not cause increases in ...
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Aging and Down Syndrome - National Down Syndrome Society
old age can also bring unexpected challenges for ... Adults with Down syndrome experience “accelerated aging,” meaning that they experience certain.
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Cognitive, Psychological and Social Drivers of Longevity - Society of
With physical disease, longitudinal studies undertaken over the past half century .... activities, even video gaming, leads to better cognitive health in old age ( Anguera et al. ... harrowing memoir of survival, and search for meaning at Auschwitz, Frankl ... stress and distress lead to premature aging, and the earlier onset of ...
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Brain aging, Alzheimer's disease, and mitochondria
The relationship between brain aging and Alzheimer's disease (AD) is contentious. ... Beta amyloid homeostasis is regulated by bioenergetic stress. ... Later, the definition was changed to include all patients, regardless of age, who were felt to have ... “Age-associated cognitive decline” (AACD) could be diagnosed in elderly ...
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resilience in aging: literature review - SciELO
of resilience is defined as patterns of adaptation in face of .... In old age, resilience depends on affective and cognitive reserves and is manifested in coping resources, emotional .... ic stress disorder and suicide; and a study about resilience in ...
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Cognitive Functioning in Midlife and Old Age - RAND Corporation
or drug problems, in a national sample of adults with a wide age range. ... Key Words: Aging—Cognition—Control beliefs—Health—Physical ... cial exchanges, broadly defined, are related to cognitive ... ological factors such as stress hormones, immune function- ... 15 and 25 can lead to better cognition in old age ( Dik et al.,.
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Development in midlife. - MIDUS
Oct 27, 2003 ... Cognitive Functioning . ... role in the transition to old age, the evening of life. ... enced in midlife are usually associated with positive changes. ... Studies from the aging literature have focused on middle-aged adults as ..... of stress, job, and leisure time, problems were expected to decrease after the middle.
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Anxiety disorders in older adults: a comprehensive review - DSM-5
Jan 22, 2010 ... cognitive decline, age of onset, and treatment efficacy for older adults .... older age, elderly, and aging. This produced a list of 270 articles. ... for the definition of ' 'elderly'' or ''older age''; and (g) ... those 65–74 years old had an anxiety disorder in the past ... generally find a decrease in prevalence with age.
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