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On the origins of ageism among older and younger adults
  • E. Bodner
  • Education
    International Psychogeriatrics
  • 21 July 2009
TLDR
A dissociation of the linkage between death and old age in younger adults can be achieved by changing the concepts of death and olds age, according to the Terror Management Theory and the Social Identity Theory.
Ageism among Israeli students: structure and demographic influences
TLDR
Despite cultural differences between Israel and North America, the similarity of findings provides support for the generalizabilty of the structure of attitudes toward the elderly as measured by the FSA to various cultures.
Learned helplessness and the occurrence of depressive-like and paranoid-like responses: the role of attentional focus.
TLDR
Findings indicated that when attention was focused on the self, personal failure was effective in producing depressive-like reactions and universal failure failed to produce either depressive- or paranoid- like reactions.
A Systematic Review of Social Factors and Suicidal Behavior in Older Adulthood
TLDR
Findings indicated that at least in industrialized countries, limited social connectedness is associated with suicidal ideation, non-fatal suicidal behavior, and suicide in later life.
The attitudes of psychiatric hospital staff toward hospitalization and treatment of patients with borderline personality disorder
TLDR
Nurses and psychiatrists reported encountering a higher number of patients with BPD during the last month, and exhibited more negative attitudes and less empathy toward these patients than the other two professions.
A review of psychological debriefing after extreme stress.
TLDR
It is concluded that psychological debriefing might be an effective intervention after extreme stress, although more support from controlled studies is required.
Soldiers Who Kill Themselves: The Contribution of Dispositional and Situational Factors
TLDR
Excessive motivation to excel in the army, and the tendency to be autonomous and independent, may account for suicide among combatant S-soldiers, whereas personality weaknesses may have an impact on suicide among non-combatants.
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