Behavioral Medicine for the Health Concerns of the Elderly

  • Nancy Keuthen
  • Patricia A. Wisocki
Part of the Applied Clinical Psychology book series (NSSB)


Good health is the key to a good life, a long life. “If you have your health, you have everything” is an old saw, often quoted. The attribute of physical health is often used as the primary index for denoting ourselves and others as aged. Health and longevity are inextricably tied.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nancy Keuthen
    • 1
  • Patricia A. Wisocki
    • 2
  1. 1.Psychosomatic Medicine UnitMassachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychologyUniversity of MassachusettsAmherstUSA

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