Flashcards in Ageing - Psychology Deck (15):
What is the life expectancy for males and females in Aus?
78 and 83 respectively
What is the life expectancy for aboriginal males and females in Aus?
56 and 63
What are the leading causes of death in Aus?
Coronary Heart Disease
How are the elderly classified?
Young Old - 65-74
Middle Old - 75-84
Oldest Old - 85
After what age mental health starts to decline?
What is dialectical thinking?
Different POVs can be seen as true or partially true
What is fluid intelligence?
Problem Solving Skills
What is Crystallised intelligence?
What is more damaged in the elderly fluid or Crystallised intelligence?
What are the components of wisdom?
Knowledge About Uncertainty
What is egointegrity?
accepting life as it has played out to be
Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration can initially show as
[Sudden] Change in personality
What are the three main views of ageing?
Selective Optimisation and Compensation
Old people are more...
Apt to deal with depression