Predictors of the use of memory improvement strategies by older adults.

  title={Predictors of the use of memory improvement strategies by older adults.},
  author={Graham Joseph McDougall},
  journal={Rehabilitation nursing : the official journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses},
  volume={21 4},
This study examined the ability of depression, health, and memory self-efficacy scores to predict the use of internal and external memory strategies by cognitively impaired and cognitively intact older adults. There were no differences between the groups on memory self-efficacy scores and on the extent of their use of the external memory strategy of place. The cognitively intact group used strategies to aid memory more often than did the cognitively impaired group and used more external than… CONTINUE READING

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