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Development and validation of the successful aging quiz / by Christine A. Knight. --
The purpose of this dissertation was to evaluate the reliability, validity, and responsiveness of the Successful Aging Quiz (SAQ), a 70-item, self-administered, multidimensional assessment instrument designed to measure ...
Effects of bright light intervention on typical and atypical depressive symptoms and predictors of response
The objective of the present study was to investigate within a prospective design the seasonality and depression predictors of light therapy response after controlling for treatment expectancy and pre-therapy functioning. ...
Memory specificity in depression : the effects of self versus other referent focus
A number of studies have found that individuals with past or current depression are poor at recalling specific autobiographical memories (e.g., Brittlebank, Scott, Williams, & Ferrier, 1993; Williams & Dritschel, 1988; ...
Psychological characteristics in seasonal and nonseasonal depression
The present study compared three groups of individuals (Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD, nonseasonally depressed or NSD, and healthy controls) to establish similarities and differences among them in various psychological ...
Role of inhibition of return in the safe driving of elderly persons
Elderly individuals represent a growing portion of our population and a growing number of elderly individuals are driving. A concern arises over the fact that elderly drivers are involved in more crashes than any other ...
Death and bereavement in Northern Ontario's long-term care facilities
The formal and informal supports available to families, staff, and residents of long-term care facilities, along with how death was handled, were examined. With the assistance of long-term care staff, a survey was developed ...