Neuropsychological mediators of the links among age, chronic illness, and everyday problem solving.

@article{Thornton2007NeuropsychologicalMO,
  title={Neuropsychological mediators of the links among age, chronic illness, and everyday problem solving.},
  author={Wendy Loken Thornton and Sirad Deria and Shannon R. Gelb and Robert J. Shapiro and Amanda R Hill},
  journal={Psychology and aging},
  year={2007},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={470-81}
}
Reductions in everyday problem solving (EPS) are often reported in older age, although the underlying mechanisms remain unclear. The authors examined the role of 2 variables predicted to mediate (neuropsychological abilities and health status) or moderate (health status) the relationship between age and EPS performance. Toward these ends, they compared EPS and neuropsychological performance in 50 functionally independent adults with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and 64 control participants… CONTINUE READING

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