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OLDER ADULTS ATTITUDES ON AGING AND PERCEPTION OF LATE-LIFE SUICIDE
Contributor: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 ...
SUICIDE AMONG OLDER ADULTS: AN EXPLORATION OF THE EFFECTS OF PERSONALITY AND SELF-ESTEEM ON THWARTED BELONGINGNESS, PERCEIVED BURDENSOMENESS, AND SUICIDAL IDEATION
Suicide among older adults is a global public health concern. The interpersonal psychological theory of suicide (IPTS) has demonstrated that Thwarted Belongingness (TB) and Perceived Burdensomeness (PB) are significant ...
The Unity and Diversity of Neuropsychological Tasks of Executive Functioning: Construct and Ecological Validity of Common Assessment Measures
Contributor:John, Samantha Erin
Research from cognitive neuroscience has provided evidence that the subcomponents of executive functioning (EF) are strongly related concepts that can take the form of either distinctly independent constructs representing ...
The psychometric properties of the mindful attention awareness scale and its relationship with cognitive functioning in older adults
Contributor:Torrence, Nicole Denise
Mindfulness has beneficial implications for well-being, including improved cognitive functioning in older adults. The purpose of this two-part study was to (a) explore the psychometric properties of the Mindful Attention ...
Considering End of Life Planning as a Way to Reduce Dementia Worry
“Dementia worry” is a term that describes the fear of developing dementia, with or without the presence of symptoms. The fear can include anticipation of declining cognitively, losing one’s sense of self, or becoming a ...