Discussion 4.1 – cognitive function | heed 4320 | University of Texas at Arlington

There is a 300-word minimum requirement for your Initial Post for Discussion 4.1. 


Choose Psychiatry (September 13, 2017). Depression in older people. YouTube,https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrqgaLnQ5zQ (Links to an external site.)

Editage Research Communication (September 21, 2016). Effects of Exercise on Cognitive Abilities of Older Adults. YouTube,https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UttzGEilEd8 (Links to an external site.)

  • Discuss the information in the “CDC.gov” article on depression. 
    • Why are the elderly at risk for depression?
  • Elaborate on two of the risk factors and solutions from the “Depression in Older People” video.
    • What are the treatment challenges in this population?
  • Explain the study outcomes in the “Effects of Exercise on Cognitive Abilities..” video.
  • Describe the age-related effects on cognitive functioning in terms of crystallized versus fluid intelligence.

Relate the age-related changes discussed in the “Aging & Cognition” video.


Reading #1

Aging, Place & Health: A Global Perspective-Read Chapters 6-7

Citation: Aging, Place & Health: A Global Perspective. (Wm. A. Satariano & Marlon Maus) Jones & Bartlett PublishersThe concepts of cognition and depression on aging.

Website #1

https://www.cdc.gov/aging/depression/index.html (Links to an external site.)

Citation: www.cdc.govHow depression is different for older adults. 


CH06.pptx Actions | CH07.Actionspptx

Citation: Aging, Place & Health: A Global Perspective. (Wm. A. Satariano & Marlon Maus) Jones & Bartlett Publishers 

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