Chapter 3. Normal Physiological Ageing

  1. Rebecca Neno,
  2. Barry Aveyard and
  3. Hazel Heath
  1. Roger Watson

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692240.ch3

Older People and Mental Health Nursing: A Handbook of Care

Older People and Mental Health Nursing: A Handbook of Care

How to Cite

Watson, R. (2007) Normal Physiological Ageing, in Older People and Mental Health Nursing: A Handbook of Care (eds R. Neno, B. Aveyard and H. Heath), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692240.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405151696

Online ISBN: 9780470692240

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Keywords:

  • physciological ageing;
  • body changes;
  • abnormal aspects;
  • ventricles;
  • genes

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The process of ageing

  • The ageing brain

  • Latent potential

  • Cognitive function

  • Conclusion

  • References