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LESS HUMAN THAN OTHER NURSES: AN EXAMINATION OF ATTRIBUTIONS OF HUMANNESS TOWARD AN OLDER ADULT IN LONG-TERM CARE
The relationship between care recipient and care provider is central to the care recipient’s quality of life, yet relatively little is known about psychological factors that impact this relationship. Existing evidence ...
Determining Reliable Change on Tests of Executive Function: A Meta-analysis
Serial assessments are often used in neuropsychology to document disease progression, monitor recovery from injury, and evaluate efficacy of therapeutic interventions. Despite the frequency of serial assessments, adequate ...
EFFECTS OF AGE-BASED STEREOTYPE THREAT AND DEMENTIA-RELATED DIAGNOSIS THREAT ON OLDER ADULTS’ OBJECTIVE AND SUBJECTIVE COGNITIVE FUNCTIONING
Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias represent a significant health concern. Neuropsychologists commonly see older adult patients referred to assess whether perceived cognitive changes represent normal age-related changes ...
OLDER ADULTS ATTITUDES ON AGING AND PERCEPTION OF LATE-LIFE SUICIDE
Author(s):Williams, Kadija N.
Although middle-age to older-age adults hold the highest rates of suicide in the United States, the general public and media often fail to focus on this disturbing trend. This phenomenon may be driven by negative generalized ...
Attributions and symptom reports of cognitive impairment : testing the symmetry rule in caregiver therapy clients
Author(s):Anderson, Lindsay Nichole
Family caregivers (CGs) have a key role in early problem identification for persons with cognitive impairment because CGs are more likely than the persons with the impairment to see symptoms and respond to them by seeking ...
Stereotypes, Attitudes about Aging, and Optimism and their Impacts on Vocabulary Performance
Age-related attitudes and stereotypes about aging have been shown to impact a variety of outcomes, including older adults’ cognitive performance. Past research has often focused on memory, a variable which does show ...
Entity Theory of Suicide: Understanding Suicide Risk from a Mindset Framework Among Younger and Older Adults, An
Author(s):Williams, Kadija Ny'Omi
Suicide is a leading cause of death for middle-age to older-age adults in the United States (Drapeau & McIntosh, 2016). Implicit self-theories, cognitive frameworks that emerge out of the intersection of childhood developmental ...