ERIC Number: ED273815
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Psychological Aspects of Aging. Module A-7. Block A. Basic Knowledge of the Aging Process.
Harvey, Dexter; Cap, Orest
This instructional module on psychological aspects of aging is one in a block of 10 modules designed to provide the human services worker who works with older adults with basic information regarding the aging process. An introduction provides an overview of the module content. A listing of general objectives follows. Six sections present informative material on each of the six objectives. Topics are cognitive functions (intelligence, learning, memory), organic brain deterioration, psychotic brain deterioration, personality disorders, anxiety disorders, and depression disorders. Other contents include a summary and listings of selected readings and additional resources. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Programs, Aging (Individuals), Anxiety, Behavioral Objectives, Cognitive Ability, Depression (Psychology), Gerontology, Human Services, Learning Modules, Neurological Impairments, Older Adults, Personality Problems, Psychology, Psychosis, Service Occupations, Social Services, Staff Development
Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 2N2.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of National Health and Welfare, Ottawa (Ontario).
Authoring Institution: Manitoba Univ., Winnipeg. Faculty of Education.
Note: For related documents, see CE 045 027-037.