DEP 2004 HONORS STUDY GUIDE TEST VI (17-19) MYERS 1. Definition of gerontology, geropsychiatry, geriatrics 2. Life expectancy in the world/ by gender/ by nationality 3. Life expectancy in the US by gender/ethnicity 4. Effects of aging population 5. Quality of health of older adults in the US 6. Definitions of osteoporosis, hypothermia, apnea 7. Difficulties encountered by the elderly on cognitive ability 8. Definition of death drop 9. Decay theory and Interference theory 10. Alzheimer’s disease/ know the three stages 11. Erikson’s eight stage: define integrity and despair. Recognize examples 12. Definition of life review 13. Peck’s Psychological Tasks: Know each one. Recognize examples 14. Theories of aging: Traits:
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