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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2019) 65 (6): 634–639.
Published Online: 10 September 2019
...Andrew Steptoe Optimising happiness is a desirable societal aim in itself, but there are four more specific reasons why research on happiness is an important emerging theme in gerontology. First, happiness is not merely the mirror of depression, anxiety or distress, but has distinct relationships...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2019) 65 (4): 407–418.
Published Online: 27 November 2018
... on these associations. Methods: We employ an intraindividual, within-person approach to quantify the occurrence of marital transitions and their impact using data from the Health and Retirement Study ( n = 22,013; 1992–2010). Measures of transition occurrence, depressive symptoms, and educational attainment were...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2018) 64 (5): 466–474.
Published Online: 29 March 2018
... but not subsequent memory decline. The association between SSS and initial memory was separately mediated by chronic diseases, stroke, and depressive symptoms. Conclusion: Results provide preliminary behavioral evidence for the deleterious effects of social stress on cognitive aging. These results may help inform...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2016) 62 (2): 200–209.
Published Online: 18 September 2015
... Inventory, Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS-15), Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE), 36-Item Short Form Health Survey, Insomnia Severity Index, Fatigue Severity Scale, and Brief Encounter Psychosocial Instrument] and laboratory analyses of inflammatory and oxidative stress markers (erythrocyte...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2015) 62 (1): 33–39.
Published Online: 20 June 2015
...Katja Werheid Depression is among the major long-term complications of cerebral stroke. Occurring in about 30% of all stroke survivors, ‘poststroke depression' (PSD) is known to be associated with prolonged recovery, reduced quality of life, and increased mortality. Research over the past 25 years...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2013) 59 (3): 206–212.
Published Online: 08 November 2012
... of the current study is to test potential mediating effects of depression and level of education on the association between ethnicity and dementia. Methods: The sample for this study, consisting of 2,796 community-dwelling elderly people aged 60 years and older, was drawn from a cross-sectional national survey...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2012) 59 (1): 23–31.
Published Online: 30 August 2012
... phytochemicals, in particular, treat depression at much lower concentrations than clinical doses of classical drugs. Structurally similar polyphenolics such as curcumin, resveratrol, and proanthocyanidins exhibit antioxidant and immunomodulatory properties and recent research suggests that they also modulate...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2011) 57 (6): 549–558.
Published Online: 25 October 2011
... and with the National Death Index. Psychosocial factors (depression, social network and social engagement) were assessed during the CHAP interview. Cox proportional hazard models were used to assess the mortality of elder abuse across levels of psychosocial factors using time-varying covariate analyses. Results...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2010) 56 (3): 298–302.
Published Online: 24 December 2009
...R. Bella; G. Pennisi; M. Cantone; F. Palermo; M. Pennisi; G. Lanza; M. Zappia; S. Paolucci Background: Vascular damage of frontal-subcortical circuits involved in mood regulation and cognition might be the main contributor to the pathogenesis of late-life depression, and it is linked to poor...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2010) 56 (3): 272–277.
Published Online: 17 September 2009
... or university. All participants were questioned about their own memory abilities using the SMC scale and assessed for the presence of depressive symptoms. Results: Nine-hundred and forty-six subjects aged 18–92 years were included in the study. The mean total score on the SMC scale was 4.89 ± 3.03, and 75.9...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2009) 55 (6): 652–659.
Published Online: 25 August 2009
.... Falls in the last 3 months were reported in 31% of the subjects with dizziness compared to 15% among those without (p < 0.001). Dizziness also correlated with depression, with 42.5% feeling depressed among the elderly reporting dizziness as compared with 13.2%. Exercise, both light (i.e. go...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2009) 55 (6): 683–693.
Published Online: 18 August 2009
... recruited from the community. Subjects completed a headache questionnaire for classification purposes, the SF-36, the Geriatric Depression Scale-short form (GDS-S), the Survey of Pain Attitudes (SOPA-35) and the Neck Disability Index (NDI). The results revealed that elders with headache compared...
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