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Overcoming Stressful Experiences in Older Age

  • Meredith TroutmanEmail author
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Abstract

What is stress? Similar to resilience, stress has been conceptualized in a variety of ways. Understandably, stress can exist in terms of physiology or psychology. These variations present challenges to aging; overcoming them will vary according to the nature of the stress (or) but there are some common features present when a successful ager overcomes physiological or psychological stress.

Keywords

Stress Resilience Physiologic stress Cognitive stress Mental health 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Rock HillUSA

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