Flashcards in Intro to Ageing Deck (14)
which countries experience steepest increase in older population?
3 major domains of ageing?
view of self/personality
how does self-rated health impact older people?
predictor of mortality
What kind of memory declines with age?
what is dialectical thinking?
can see truth in opposing points
5 components of wisdom:
1. rich factual
2. rich precedural
3. lifespan context
5. knowledge re: uncertainty
personality change is red flag for?
frontotempoal lobar degeneration
What is diogenes syndrome?
personality disorder masquerading as dementia
2 way people adapt to being older:
Maturity of Defences means? which study?
If life gives you lemons...
BASE study's main point?
selective optimisation and compensation (eg. older pianist)
Row and Khan's ideas?
what does heterogeneity do as people age?