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Normal and abnormal ageing

Normal and abnormal ageing  

Bob Woods

in Handbook of Emotional Disorders in Later Life: Assessment and Treatment

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2008
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Oct 2015
eISBN: 
9780191808012
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780198569459.003.0002
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Geropsychology, Psychosocial Interventions and Psychotherapy
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198569459
Disorder: 
Mood Disorders
This chapter presents an overview of changes associated with ageing, and the distinction between normal and abnormal ageing. It explores aging in physical health, cognitive function, ... More
A lifespan developmental perspective of psychological ageing

A lifespan developmental perspective of psychological ageing  

K. Warner Schaie

in Handbook of Emotional Disorders in Later Life: Assessment and Treatment

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2008
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Oct 2015
eISBN: 
9780191808012
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780198569459.003.0001
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Geropsychology, Psychosocial Interventions and Psychotherapy
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198569459
Disorder: 
Mood Disorders
This introductory chapter summarizes some of the major theoretical and methodological issues in studying normal ageing from a lifespan perspective. It reviews the normative changes that ... More
Specialty Competencies in Geropsychology

Specialty Competencies in Geropsychology  

Victor Molinari (ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2011
Series: 
Specialty Competencies in Professional Psychology
Published Online: 
Jan 2015
eISBN: 
9780190230593
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195385670.001.0001
Specialty: 
Professional Development and Training, Clinical Psychology, Geropsychology
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780195385670
This resource describes the foundational and functional competencies underlying geropsychology, which is the area in professional psychology that focuses on the psychological and behavioral ... More
Mental Health and Mental Disorders in Older Adults

Mental Health and Mental Disorders in Older Adults  

Sara Honn Qualls

in Gerontology: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 1999
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Sep 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261856
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195115468.003.0011
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Geropsychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195115468
This chapter considers mental health and mental disorders in older adults. It outlines the epidemiology and characteristics of the most prevalent mental disorders, along with strategies for ... More
Work, Leisure, and Retirement

Work, Leisure, and Retirement  

Harvey L. Sterns and Jennifer Hurd Gray

in Gerontology: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 1999
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Sep 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261856
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195115468.003.0013
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Geropsychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195115468
This chapter explores work, leisure, and retirement. It explores the history of the concept of retirement, the changing nature of retirement, a comprehensive model of retirement and related ... More
Intelligence and Cognitive Potential in Late Life

Intelligence and Cognitive Potential in Late Life  

Roger A. Dixon and David F. Hultsch

in Gerontology: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 1999
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Sep 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261856
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195115468.003.0008
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Geropsychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195115468
This chapter explore intelligence and cognitive potential in late life, including both long-standing and novel issues. The chapter first focuses on intellectual development, followed by ... More
Midlife-Onset Eating Disorders

Midlife-Onset Eating Disorders  

Cristin D. Runfola, Jessica H. Baker, and Cynthia M. Bulik

in Clinical Handbook of Complex and Atypical Eating Disorders

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2017
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780190630423
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190630409.003.0021
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190630409
Disorder: 
Eating Disorders
It is not infrequent to see older adults present with eating disorder behaviors or diagnoses. This chapter reviews the prevalence, incidence, and clinical presentation of eating disorders ... More
Assessment and treatment of anxiety in later life

Assessment and treatment of anxiety in later life  

Jeffrey A. Cully and Melinda A. Stanley

in Handbook of Emotional Disorders in Later Life: Assessment and Treatment

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2008
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Oct 2015
eISBN: 
9780191808012
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780198569459.003.0010
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Geropsychology, Psychosocial Interventions and Psychotherapy
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198569459
Disorder: 
Mood Disorders
This chapter explores the assessment and treatment of anxiety in later life, and addresses the importance and complexity of diagnosing and treating late-life anxiety disorders, with a ... More
Assessment and treatment of depression

Assessment and treatment of depression  

Kaci Fairchild and Forrest Scogin

in Handbook of Emotional Disorders in Later Life: Assessment and Treatment

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2008
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Oct 2015
eISBN: 
9780191808012
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780198569459.003.0009
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Geropsychology, Psychosocial Interventions and Psychotherapy
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198569459
Disorder: 
Mood Disorders
This chapter discusses the presentation of depression in older adults and some of the challenges clinicians face when diagnosing and treating depression in this population. It explores ... More
Conceptual and Scientific Foundations

Conceptual and Scientific Foundations  

Susan Krauss Whitbourne and Lauren A. Zeranski

in Specialty Competencies in Geropsychology

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2011
Series: 
Specialty Competencies in Professional Psychology
Published Online: 
Jan 2015
eISBN: 
9780190230593
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195385670.003.0003
Specialty: 
Professional Development and Training, Clinical Psychology, Geropsychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195385670
This chapter is meant to provide a comprehensive overview of the aging process, including descriptions of the physical, psychological, social, and environmental challenges that can ... More
Physical Changes

Physical Changes  

Susan Krauss Whitbourne

in Gerontology: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 1999
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Sep 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261856
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195115468.003.0004
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Geropsychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195115468
This chapter discusses the physical changes involved in aging. It summarizes and analyses the most significant age-related changes in physical functioning in terms of their impact on the ... More
Theories of Aging in the Biological, Behavioral, and Social Sciences

Theories of Aging in the Biological, Behavioral, and Social Sciences  

John C. Cavanaugh

in Gerontology: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 1999
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Sep 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261856
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195115468.003.0001
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Geropsychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195115468
This chapter considers the range of theories of aging in the biological, behavioral, and social sciences. It includes developmental forces and the meaning of age, before detailing theories ... More
Immunity, Disease Processes, and Optimal Aging

Immunity, Disease Processes, and Optimal Aging  

Carolyn M. Aldwin and Diane F. Gilmer

in Gerontology: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 1999
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Sep 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261856
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195115468.003.0005
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Geropsychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195115468
This chapter focuses on immunity, disease processes, and optimal aging. It discusses impairment the regulatory systems (immune, nervous, endocrine), as well as the diseases thereof. It also ... More
Demographics of the US Military

Demographics of the US Military  

Richard L. Dixon and Jean M. Dixon

in Military Psychologists' Desk Reference

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2013
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Jan 2015
eISBN: 
9780190230418
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199928262.003.0004
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Military Psychology, Professional Development and Training
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199928262
The current, post 9/11 military is an all-volunteer group of people that constitutes less than one percent of the population of the United States. Despite this small percentage, military ... More
Developmental Variations in the Prevalence and Manifestation of Anxiety Disorders

Developmental Variations in the Prevalence and Manifestation of Anxiety Disorders  

Danielle D. Weiss and Cynthia G. Last

in The Developmental Psychopathology of Anxiety

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2001
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Sep 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261894
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195123630.003.0002
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Psychopathology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195123630
Disorder: 
Anxiety Disorders
This chapter provides a comprehensive, integrative review ofcurrent research on the manifestation and prevalence of anxiety disordersthroughout childhood and across genders. It discusses ... More
The Prevalence, Stability, and Impact of Personality Pathology in Later LifePreliminary Findings From the SPAN Study

The Prevalence, Stability, and Impact of Personality Pathology in Later Life: Preliminary Findings From the SPAN Study  

Thomas F. Oltmanns and Steve Balsis

in Using Basic Personality Research to Inform Personality Pathology

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2019
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Feb 2019
eISBN: 
9780190686598
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190227074.003.0009
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Adult Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190227074
Disorder: 
Personality Disorders
This chapter notes that much research has examined the onset and stability of personality disorders through early adulthood with very little research examining personality disorders from ... More
Intergenerational Relationships in Later-Life FamiliesAdult Daughters and Sons as Caregivers to Aging Parents

Intergenerational Relationships in Later-Life Families: Adult Daughters and Sons as Caregivers to Aging Parents  

Mary Ann Parris Stephens and Melissa M. Franks

in Gerontology: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 1999
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Sep 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261856
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195115468.003.0012
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Geropsychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195115468
This chapter examines the ways in which a parent’s chronic illness or disabling health condition affects the patterns of support provided by their adult children. It discusses the role of ... More
Public Policy Issues

Public Policy Issues  

Robert H. Binstock

in Gerontology: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 1999
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Sep 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261856
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195115468.003.0015
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Geropsychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195115468
This chapter examines the future of policies on aging and the politics that affects them. It starts with an account of how the political context of policies on aging has changed over the ... More
Dying and Bereavement

Dying and Bereavement  

Robert Kastenbaum

in Gerontology: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 1999
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Sep 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261856
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195115468.003.0006
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Geropsychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195115468
This chapter explores dying and bereavement. It first outlines the major causes of death for elderly men and women, and trends that are in evidence in order to present a context for ... More
Basic Cognitive Processes

Basic Cognitive Processes  

Elizabeth A. L. Stine-Morrow and Lisa M. Soederberg Miller

in Gerontology: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 1999
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Sep 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261856
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195115468.003.0007
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Geropsychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195115468
This chapter aims to explore the nature of the relationship between aging and cognitive processes. It considers how cognitive psychologists conceptualize the structure and function of human ... More

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