Koç, Mustafa
March 2004
Ekev Academic Review;Spring2004, Vol. 8 Issue 19, p77
Academic Journal
This article consists of two main subjects: Individual and psychic developments of old age period. Firstly, psychic and psychological changes in the old age period have been mentioned and then the intelligence and memory developments have also been considered. In addition, by considering previous researches on subject, different personality stereotypes of elder individuals have been mentioned. The subject of individual development has been studied in terms of psychic difficulties, shifting to a passive social life from an active one and positive activities and developmental tasks of elder individuals. Secondly, the subject of spirutial development of elder and their related attitudes towards lonelyness, sensitivity of feelings and their meanness have been investigated. Finally, stress in the elder people and the coping methods have been studied. The information has been given on psychological guidance and consultancy services.


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