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The purpose of this phenomenological study was to examine the community dwelling spouses’ emotional state. A study was conducted with 10 individuals (5 men and 5 women) who had a spouse in long-term nursing care. Author: Barbara Parkison Hunt, Walden University.
The present quantitative correlational study explored to what extent the total Emotional Quotient (EQ) scale score of EI predicted depression and was related to coping skills in older adults. Author: Sandra J. Lloyd, Northcentral University.
The purpose of this quantitative survey-based cross-sectional correlational study was to determine if attentional control moderated the relationship between trait mindfulness and ego integrity in a sample of adult participants in the Phoenix, Arizona metropolitan area and surrounding counties. Author: Mary E. Gibson, Northcentral University.
Study found that role enhancement and conflict mediated the effects of role stressors/rewards on psychological well-being, especially on self-perceptions on aging. Author: Emma D. Quach, University of Massachusetts Boston.
The purpose of this study was to examine how gender, marital status, employment status, and primary referral source predicted treatment outcomes with this older population. Author: Renata Raye Bosek, Walden University.
The current research study addressed the following question: How do Primary Care Physicians (PCPs) identify and manage their behaviorally challenging older adult patients with PD? Author: Sarah Young, William James College.
Given the growing population of older adults with more reported mental health needs, there are not sufficient psychologists interested in working with this population. This study looked at why interest is so low, looking particularly at the correlations between interest in working with older adults and knowledge about aging, ageism, aging anxiety and contact with older adults. Author: Carrie B. Dobbin, The Wright Institute.
This project examined long and short-term selection, optimization and compensation (SOC) change within persons, and how SOC changes were related to well-being across adulthood. Author: Salom M. Teshale, Brandeis University.