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    University of Massachusetts Boston
   
 
  Sep 21, 2017
 
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog 
  
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog

GERON GR 629 Psychological Impact of Aging


This course focuses on psychological processes in the second half of life. Administrators and managers will benefit from a foundation in the psychological issues that accompany the aging process. The course addresses both normal aging and psychopathology. The course analyzes normal age-related psychological changes, common psychopathologies, dementia, and the psychodynamics of caregiving for older adults. The policy implications of psychological changes in later life are presented with attention to the delivery of effective and efficient interventions.

3 Credit(s)