Treating Stress Response in the Elderly

  • Margie K. Edel


Efforts have been made to study stress in the elderly from a variety of perspectives. This chapter focuses on the psychosocial perspective in order to develop a conceptual framework for understanding factors affecting adaptation to stress in the elderly, identifying major stressors, determining strategies for coping, and examining a variety of approaches that may be utilized for preventing or ameliorating the negative impact of stress on the elderly.


Health Care Provider Elderly Person Stress Reaction Coping Style Stress Management 
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