Positive affect predicts everyday problem-solving ability in older adults

  title={Positive affect predicts everyday problem-solving ability in older adults},
  author={Theone S E Paterson and S. E. Yeung and W. Thornton},
  journal={Aging \& Mental Health},
  pages={871 - 879}
Objectives: Increased symptom endorsement on the short form of the Centre for Epidemiologic Studies Depression (CES-D) Scale has been previously associated with lower everyday problem-solving (EPS) ability in older adults. However, given the multifactorial and complex nature of depressive symptoms, it remains unclear whether certain symptoms/aspects of depression account for this relationship. We examined established factor scores on the full version of the CES-D to assess their utility as… Expand
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