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A “Recipe” for Culture Change? Findings From the THRIVE Survey of Culture Change Adopters

Amy Elliot, Lauren W. Cohen, David Reed, Kimberly Nolet and Sheryl Zimmerman.

in The Gerontologist

February 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Gerontology and Ageing; Psychology; Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 3388 words.

Purpose of the Study: Descriptions of culture change adoption are often complex and varied, creating a challenge for those seeking guidance about...

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A 15-Year Longitudinal Study of Halstead-Reitan Neuropsychological Test Performance

Merrill F. Elias, Michael A. Robbins and Penelope K. Elias.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

November 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 0 words.

Using a two-stage growth curve analysis, change over time in performance on tests in the Halstead-Reitan Battery and Average Impairment Rating (AIR) was assessed for 53 individuals who...

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A 5-Year Retrospective Examination of Cognitive Screening Test Stages in Normal Older Adults and Patients With Alzheimer's Disease

Kenichi Meguro, Masumi Shimada, Satoshi Yamaguchi, Junichi Ishizaki, Atsushi Yamadori and Yasuyoshi Sekita.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

September 2001; p ublished online September 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 3968 words.

One conception of aging and cognitive deterioration is that cognitive decline becomes common with age, and dementia may be regarded as one extreme of the continuum. An alternative conception...

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Ability Perceptions, Perceived Control, and Risk Avoidance Among Male and Female Older Drivers

Tim D. Windsor, Kaarin J. Anstey and Janine G. Walker.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

March 2008; p ublished online March 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing; Geriatric Medicine. 6381 words.

We used responses from telephone interviews conducted with a community sample of 304 older drivers to investigate associations between perceived control over driving, driving ability...

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About Face

Rick J. Scheidt.

Edited by Rick J. Scheidt, Jim Vanden Bosch and Helen Q. Kivnick.

in The Gerontologist

April 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Gerontology and Ageing; Psychology; Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 1138 words.

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ABSENT FEDERAL ACTION, STATES TACKLE THE CONUNDRUM OF FINANCING LONG-TERM SERVICES AND SUPPORTS

in The Gerontologist

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 274 words.

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absolute error

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology — Sports and Exercise Medicine.

In psychophysics, the difference between the judged value of a stimulus and its true value, ignoring the direction of the difference. Compare relative error. [Alluding to the mathematical...

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absolute refractory period

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Psychology.

A refractory period (2), lasting up to 2 milliseconds after the onset of an action potential, during which no stimulus (5) can initiate another nerve impulse in the neuron. Compare relative...

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abstinence syndrome

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Psychology.

A pattern of signs and symptoms associated with withdrawal in a drug-dependent person who is suddenly deprived of a regular supply of the drug and is forced to practise abstinence (1).

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Abstracts

in The Gerontologist

October 2008; p ublished online October 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 631432 words.

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