PSYCHOSEXUAL AND PSYCHOSOCIAL ASPECTS OF MALE AGING AND SEXUAL HEALTH
- Poor sleepers who do not complain of insomnia: Myths and realities about psychological and... Fichten, Catherine S.; Creti, Laura // Journal of Behavioral Medicine;Apr95, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p189
Explores and compares psychological adjustment and lifestyle in older adults with and without insomnia. Psychophysiological factors associated with aging; Relationships among sleep characteristics; Aspects of insomnia complaint; Popular myths about insomnia in older adults.
- Longitudinal trends in late-life insomnia: Implication for prescribing. Morgan, Kevin; Clarke, David // Age & Ageing;May97, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p179
Seeks to assess trends in insomnia and hypnotic drug use, in a representative sample of elderly general practice patients. Methodology utilized in the study; Percentage of the American adult population affected by insomnia; Results of the study.
- Survey: Sexual health is important for older adults. // Fairfield County Business Journal;7/4/2005, Vol. 44 Issue 27, p12
Reports on the role of sexual health to older adults based on the survey conducted in Fairfield County, Connecticut. Changes involved in sexual practices including the use of sex-enhancing drugs to address sexual-related problems; Consideration of sexual activity as a necessary part of a good...
- Mild Cognitive Impairment in the Population and Physical Health: Data on 1,435 Individuals Aged 75 to 95. Frisoni, Giovanni B.; Fratiglioni, Laura // Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences & Medical ;Jun2000, Vol. 55A Issue 6, pM322
Presents a study which investigated the relationship between physical health and mild cognitive impairment (MCI) in old older individuals with population data. Methodology; Results; Discussion.
- What makes aging a positive experience? Ryan, Patricia // Research Review (International Council on Active Aging);Sep2012, Vol. 12 Issue 33, p2
The article discusses a study published in the October 2012 issue of the journal "International Psychogeriatrics" that examined the attitudes of 421 people, 60 years and older, toward aging and their physical and mental health.
- Therapy better than drugs for insomnia. // Executive Health's Good Health Report;Aug99, Vol. 35 Issue 11, p2
Reports on the finding that elderly people who suffer from insomnia benefit more from behavioral therapy than sleep-inducing medication. Sustained improvements in sleep from cognitive behavioral therapy.
- Medications cause sleep problems. // USA Today Magazine;Apr97, Vol. 125 Issue 2623, p5
States that according to Robert B. Wallace, professor of preventive medicine and environmental health at the University of Iowa College of Medicine in Iowa City, Iowa, non-prescription medications may be a major cause of sleep problems experienced by older people.
- Nightly treatment of primary insomnia with prolonged release melatonin for 6 months: a randomized placebo controlled trial on age and endogenous melatonin as predictors of efficacy and safety. Wade, Alan G.; Ford, Ian; Crawford, Gordon; McConnachie, Alex; Nir, Tali; Laudon, Moshe; Zisapel, Nava // BMC Medicine;2010, Vol. 8, p51
Background: Melatonin is extensively used in the USA in a non-regulated manner for sleep disorders. Prolonged release melatonin (PRM) is licensed in Europe and other countries for the short term treatment of primary insomnia in patients aged 55 years and over. However, a clear definition of the...
- Depression and pain are linked in older adults. // Research Review (International Council on Active Aging);3/7/2007, Vol. 7 Issue 10, p2
The article presents information on two studies which link the occurrence of depression with pain, and relate these to interference with daily activities. According to the authors of a study, conducted in Finland, depression may either precede mobility limitation or follow from mobility...