Does bright light have an anxiolytic effect? - an open trial
- Anxious elders deserve careful diagnosing, most appropriate interventions. // Brown University Long-Term Care Quality Letter;5/29/95, Vol. 7 Issue 10, p5
Reports on assessment and treatment of anxiety in the elderly. Presence of medical illness that mimic anxiety symptoms; Reluctance to seek help from a mental health provider; Prevalence of anxiety disorders; Existence of late life anxiety.
- What to do when anxiety takes over. // Brown University Long-Term Care Quality Advisor;08/11/97, Vol. 9 Issue 15, Following p4 p4
Focuses on anxiety disorders which affects older people. Who anxiety can be diagnosed by; Details of some of the symptoms of anxiety disorders; Information on treatments for the disorders.
- Anxiety in elderly hearing impaired persons. Andersson, Gerhard; Green, Malin // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Oct95, Vol. 81 Issue 2, p552
Investigates the association between anxiety and hearing loss in elderly persons. Method used; Results; Discussion on the same.
- COLOUR HELPS EASE BREAST EXAM ANXIETY. // Nursing Standard;1/28/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 21, p11
The article reports that King's College Hospital in London, England has introduced a lighting system that emits colors into the examination room to reduce anxiety in patients undergoing mammograms. Head of breast radiography Patsy Whelehan stated that the new system may improve the experience...
- Anxiety disorders. Lang, Ariel J.; Stein, Murray B. // Geriatrics;May2001, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p24
Discusses ways on how to recognize and treat the medical symptoms of anxiety disorders in the elderly. Risk factors for anxiety; Psychotherapy; Medications for anxiety.
- LUZ Y RITMOS CIRCADIANOS: EFECTOS EN LA SALUD Y EN EL DESEMPEÃ‘O. Lillo Jover, Julio; Álvaro Llorente, Leticia; Moreira Villegas, Humberto; del Carmen Durán Pulido, M. // Ansiedad y EstrÃ©s;Dec2010, Vol. 16 Issue 2/3, p259
A general view on circadian system structure and performance is provided for a better understanding of the problems derived from its malfunction and the ways to compensate for the negative effects using light therapy. The relevance of exposure to light-darkness cycles, in order to synchronise...
- Biological Basis for "Sundowning.". // USA Today Magazine;Aug2011, Vol. 140 Issue 2795, p2
The article reports on the findings of a study published in the "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences" which concluded that late-day anxiety and agitation observed in older institutionalized adults experiencing dementia may have biological basis in the brain.
- Challenges in Geriatric Psychotherapy. Duffy, Michael // Individual Psychology: The Journal of Adlerian Theory, Research ;Dec92, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p432
Discusses the problems and challenges in geriatric psychotherapy. Reluctance of therapists in providing treatment and care for the aged; Need to understand psychological problems of late life; Alleviation of the severe anxieties of the elderly.
- The Public Practice of Adlerian Wisdom with the Elderly. O'Connell, Walter E. // Individual Psychology: The Journal of Adlerian Theory, Research ;Dec92, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p441
Relates the experience of the author in providing Adlerian psychotherapy for the aged in the U.S. Concern over the provision of successful therapy programs; Responsibility to alleviate anxiety feelings of the elderly; Failures in giving psychotherapy for the aged.