Flashcards in Psychology of aging Deck (38):
What percent of adults age 65 and older do not show significant declines in memory abilites?
What are the factors that have been associated with increased memory loss with age?
Med side effects
True or false: there are a large subste of people in whom dysthrmia is a chronic condition
What are the four phases of growth and development in the 2nd half of life?
1. Re-evaluation, exploration, transition
At what age is stage is the first phase of the development in the second half of life?
When do we confront mortality for the first time?
When are plans and action s shaped by a sense of personal discovery?
When is there increasing bilateral brain involvement to support a more balanced perspective on life?
What is the age range for phase 2 of middle of life development?
When does the feeling of "if not now, when" set in?
When do we feel free to speak our minds and act according to needs?
What phase does retirement start?
What is the age range of phase 3?
When are we motivated to share our wisdom?
When are our plans, and actions shaped by desire to find meaing in life, a summing up
When do we feel compelled to attent to unfinished business or unresolved conflicts
What is the age range of phase 4?
Late 70's through the end of life
When are our plans and actions shaped by a desire to restate and reaffirm major life themes?
When do we have a desire to live well to the end?
True or false: there is no difference in what side of the brain we use as we age
False--use more of both as we age
What are the factors that can hinder social interactions in the elderly?
Why are geriatric patient's fearful of talking about sensitive subjects?
Fear of losing independence
You're too young
What is the brand name for diphenylhydramine?
What is the brand name for loratadine?
What is the brand name for lorazepam?
What is the brand name for Zolpidem?
What is the bran name for triazolam?
What is the brand name for paroxetine?
Deliruium or dementia: abrupt onset
Deliruium or dementia: progressive
Deliruium or dementia: short duration
Deliruium or dementia: flutcuating
Deliruium or dementia: rare alterned consciousness
Deliruium or dementia: precise time onset
What are the three things that happen in the first stage of end of life development?
1. Confront mortality
2. Plans and actions are shaped by sense of persona discovery
3. increasing bilateral brain involvement
What are the three things that happen in the second stage of end of life development?
1. If not now, when?" feeling
2. Free to speak one mind
What are the three things that happen in the third stage of end of life development?
1. Motivated to share wisdom
2. Plans and actions shaed by a desrie to find meaning
3. Compelled to attend to unfinished business