09107midlifebeyond - Non Western Women Predictors of post...

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Psych 107 Aging: Midlife and beyond Social construction Stereotypes Images Predictors of symptoms Key factors
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Social construction Elders are more varied Mid 16 th century, age has soc. meaning? When is middle age? Is there a double standard?
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Stereotypes What are stereotypes of older adults? Men? Women? How are grandmother portrayed? Images in film? Images in ads? What is ageism? How does ageism and sexism interact? What is the cost of internalizing ageism?
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Are negative images inevitable? Native American women Latina women
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Unformatted text preview: Non Western Women Predictors of post menopausal symptoms Stress Financial stress Work force discontinuity Isolation Cultural context that does not grant status/power Seeing aging as a problem Looking for a medical solution Cost of overreliance on medical model? Key factors related to womens experiences Cohort effects Financial status Race: related to soc. support Opportunities post empty-nest Grand-parenting Friendships Activism...
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