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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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Is Self-Rated Health Still Sensitive for Changes in Disease and Functioning Among Nonagenarians?

Henrike Galenkamp, Dorly J. H. Deeg, Martijn Huisman, Antti Hervonen, Arjan W. Braam and Marja Jylhä.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

September 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing; Geriatric Medicine. 7314 words.

Objectives.

With age, there is an increasing gap between relatively stable levels of self-rated health (SRH) and actual health status. This study...

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The Effectiveness of a Culturally Sensitive Cognitive Behavioral Group Intervention for Latino Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Judith G. Gonyea, Luz M. López and Esther H. Velásquez.

in The Gerontologist

April 2016; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 7953 words.

Purpose of the Study:

Demographic projections suggest that the older Latino population will experience the fastest growth among all racial/ethnic groups;...

A Comprehensive, Stage-Sensitive Model of Grief in Dementia Caregiving

Thomas M. Meuser and Samuel J. Marwit.

in The Gerontologist

October 2001; p ublished online October 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 10808 words.

Purpose: Grief is an overlooked but important element of the caregiver experience. This study defines a model of caregiver grief to aid in clinical...

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Clock Drawing Is Sensitive to Executive Control: A Comparison of Six Methods

Donald R. Royall, Amy R. Mulroy, Laura K. Chiodo and Marsha J. Polk.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

September 1999; p ublished online September 1999 .

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

We examined six clock-drawing task (CDT) scoring systems relative to the Executive Interview (EXIT25, a measure of Executive Control Function [ECF]) and the Mini-Mental State Exam (MMSE)....

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ENGAGING OLDER AMERICAN INDIANS IN CULTURALLY-SENSITIVE ASSESSMENTS OF EARLY EDUCATION EXPERIENCES

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. 162 words.

Boundary Extension Is Sensitive to Hand Position in Young and Older Adults

Kristi S Multhaup, Margaret P Munger and Kendra C Smith.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

April 2018; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 5085 words.

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Based on preliminary reports, we expected an age-related increase in boundary extension (BE), a...

Resident and Family Satisfaction With Incontinence and Mobility Care: Sensitivity to Intervention Effects?

Sandra F. Simmons and Joseph G. Ouslander.

in The Gerontologist

June 2005; p ublished online June 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 6705 words.

Purpose:  This study evaluated whether the satisfaction levels of long-term-care residents and their family members concerning incontinence and...

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Dealing With Short-term Fluctuation in Longitudinal Research

Timothy A. Salthouse and John R. Nesselroade.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

November 2010; p ublished online August 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 4776 words.

Objectives.

Many analytical methods are not very sensitive to change because of the difficulty of distinguishing short-term fluctuation from the...

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Age-Related Differences in Supervisory Attentional System Functions

Pilar Andrés and Martial Van der Linden.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

November 2000; p ublished online November 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 7219 words.

The authors explored the effect of age on executive functions by using 3 tasks (Tower of London, Hayling, and Brixton tests) designed to assess specific executive processes (planning,...

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Age-Related Differences in Implicit Learning of Subtle Third-Order Sequential Structure

Ilana J. Bennett, James H. Howard and Darlene V. Howard.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

March 2007; p ublished online March 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing; Geriatric Medicine. 4757 words.

Age-related implicit learning deficits increase with sequence complexity, suggesting there might be limits to the level of structure that older adults can learn implicitly. To test for such...

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Aging and Verbal Memory Span: A Meta-Analysis

Kara L. Bopp and Paul Verhaeghen.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

September 2005; p ublished online September 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 10591 words.

Using Brinley plots, this meta-analysis provides a quantitative examination of age differences in eight verbal span tasks. The main conclusions are these: (a) there are age differences in...

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The Effect of Religious Coping on Caregiving Appraisals of Mothers of Adults With Developmental Disabilities

Helen B. Miltiades and Rachel Pruchno.

in The Gerontologist

February 2002; p ublished online February 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 8643 words.

Purpose: This article explores the association between race and religious coping on caregiving appraisals for mothers who coreside with an adult...

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Gender, the State, and Constructing the Old as Dependent: Lessons From the Economic Transition in Poland1

Toni M. Calasanti and Anna M. Zajicek.

in The Gerontologist

August 1997; p ublished online August 1997 .

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

To critically examine the notion of the old as a “burden” to society, we use a political economic and gender-sensitive approach to explore the impact of the economic transition in Poland on...

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B Vitamins, Cognition, and Aging

Eva Calvaresi and Janet Bryan.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

November 2001; p ublished online November 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 10435 words.

Recent research has highlighted the potential impact of nutritional factors and individual micronutrients on the brain and on cognitive performance, especially in older adults. The B...

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The Effects of Normal Aging on Source Memory for Odors

Paul E. Gilbert, Eva Pirogovsky, Sally Ferdon and Claire Murphy.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 2777 words.

Source and item memory for olfactory stimuli were assessed in healthy older (65+) and young adults. During the study phase, a male and a female source presented 16 odors to each participant...

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Mental Health and Cognitive Function in Adults Aged 18 to 92 Years

David Bunce, Maya Tzur, Anusha Ramchurn, Felicity Gain and Frank W. Bond.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

March 2008; p ublished online March 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing; Geriatric Medicine. 6633 words.

We investigated mental health and cognitive function in 195 community-dwelling adults aged 18 to 92 years (M = 46.64). We assessed several cognitive domains, including psychomotor,...

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Financial Assistance From Middle-Aged Couples to Parents and Children: Racial-Ethnic Differences

Rebeca Wong, Chiara Capoferro and Beth J. Soldo.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

May 1999; p ublished online May 1999 .

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

Objectives. To examine racial-ethnic differences in the allocation of financial transfers to parents, children, and others by middle-aged couples.

Methodsnull...

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Race Inequities in Men's Retirement

Mark D. Hayward, Samantha Friedman and Hsinmu Chen.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

January 1996 .

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

A multistate life table model is used to identify how labor force experiences and mortality determine the labor force participation rates (LFPRs) and the qualities of the retirement life...

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The Assessment of ADL among Frail Elderly in an Interview Survey: Self-report versus Performance-Based Tests and Determinants of Discrepancies

Gertrudis I.J.M. Kempen, Nardi Steverink, Johan Ormel and Dorly J.H. Deeg.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

September 1996 .

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

The impact of three sociodemographic, two cognitive, two affective, and four personality measures on the discrepancies between self-reported and performance-based ADL in a sample of 753...

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Patterns of Motor Impairment in Normal Aging, Mild Cognitive Decline, and Early Alzheimer' Disease

Alan Kluger, John G. Gianutsos, James Golomb, Steven H. Ferris, Ajax E. George, Emile Franssen and Barry Reisberg.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

January 1997; p ublished online January 1997 .

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

In order to determine the relationship between cognitive dysfunction and motor behavior in older adults, 41 cognitively normal elderly (NL), 25 cases exhibiting mild cognitive impairment...

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