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The goal of this study was to describe researchers' experiences in submitting ethical proposals focused on older adult populations, including studies with persons with dementia, to ethical review boards. Ethical approval was granted for an online survey. Researchers were recruited via listservs and snowballing techniques. Participants included 157 persons(More)
Purpose of the Study This study investigated the mechanisms of change underlying an activity-based lifestyle intervention, an occupational therapy program aimed at promoting healthy habits, and routines in older adults. We examined two activity-relevant factors as potential mediators linking the intervention to reduced symptoms of depression: activity(More)
OBJECTIVES This study aimed to investigate the boundary conditions of the positivity effect on appraisals of ambiguous situations across content themes and emotional states. We differentiated the processes of interpretation generation and selection to see whether older adults recognize negative aspects of ambiguous situations but tend to select positive(More)
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