ProHealth health Vitamin and Natural Supplement Store and Health
Home  |  Log In  |  My Account  |  View Cart  View Your ProHealth Vitamin and Supplement Shopping Cart
800-366-6056  |  Contact Us  |  Help
Facebook Google Plus
Fibromyalgia  Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & M.E.  Lyme Disease  Natural Wellness  Supplement News  Forums  Our Story
Store     Brands   |   A-Z Index   |   Best Sellers   |   New Products   |   Deals & Specials   |   Under $10   |   SmartSavings Club

Trending News

Fighting Heartburn and Gerd Naturally – And Safely!

Natural Bladder Control, Go Less and Live More

Vital Molecule Increases Cellular Energy and Improves Cognitive Function

Top Vitamin and Mineral Deficiencies — Are You at Risk?

Trimming the spare tire: Canola oil may cut belly fat

How Pomegranate May Protect Against Cancer

Omega Fix for Obesity: How the Right Fats Fight Fat

The Onion: Cancer Fighter and Food Preserver

Probiotics improve cognition in Alzheimer's patients

Curcumin Reverses the Cellular Damage of Chronic Stress

 
Print Page
Email Article

Subjective memory complaints & personality traits in normal elderly subjects

  [ 77 votes ]   [ Discuss This Article ]
www.ProHealth.com • January 3, 1994


OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the relationship between objectively
measured memory functions and subjective complaints of memory
disturbance and whether subjective complaints are affected by
some personality traits or affective states.

DESIGN:
Cross-sectional two-group comparison.

SETTING: The city of
Kuopio in Eastern Finland, considered representative of the
urban elderly population of Finland.

PARTICIPANTS: Originally
403 subjects aged 67-78 years from the random sample and then
two matched study groups initially including eighteen subjects
but only ten in the final analysis.

MEASUREMENTS: Screening
and follow-up examinations of subjects with and without
subjective memory complaints: (1) Memory functions: Benton's
visual retention test and the paired-associated learning
subtest of Wechsler Memory Scale. (2) Memory complaints:
Memory Complaint Questionnaire. (3) Personality traits and
affective state: Two subscales from Minnesota Multiphasic
Personality Inventory and Geriatric Depression Scale.

RESULTS:
Complaints of memory loss did not correlate with the actual
memory performance in the tests. However, those subjects who
most emphatically complained of memory disturbance had greater
tendencies toward somatic complaining, higher feelings of
anxiety about their physical health, and more negative
feelings of their own competence and capabilities than those
who did not complain of memory deterioration associated with
aging.

CONCLUSIONS: The study suggests that subjective feelings
of memory impairment are more closely associated with
personality traits than with actual memory performance in
normal elderly people.

Hanninen T, Reinikainen KJ, Helkala EL, Koivisto K, Mykkanen L,
Laakso M, Pyorala K, Riekkinen PJ




Post a Comment

Featured Products From the ProHealth Store
Vitamin D3 Extreme™ Ultra EPA  - Fish Oil Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor®


Article Comments



Be the first to comment on this article!

Post a Comment


 
Natural Pain Relief Supplements

Featured Products

Ultra ATP+, Double Strength Ultra ATP+, Double Strength
Get energized with malic acid & magnesium
Energy NADH™ 12.5mg Energy NADH™ 12.5mg
Improve Energy & Cognitive Function
Vitamin D3 Extreme™ Vitamin D3 Extreme™
50,000 IU Vitamin D3 - Prescription Strength
Ultra EPA  - Fish Oil Ultra EPA - Fish Oil
Ultra concentrated source of essential fish oils
Optimized Curcumin Longvida® Optimized Curcumin Longvida®
Supports Cognition, Memory & Overall Health

Natural Remedies

A Hard-Working Molecule that May Help Ease Pain & Brighten Mood A Hard-Working Molecule that May Help Ease Pain & Brighten Mood
Ubiquinol - A More Advanced Form of the Energy Producing Nutrient CoQ-10 Ubiquinol - A More Advanced Form of the Energy Producing Nutrient CoQ-10
Fight Inflammation and Promote Cognitive Health with High-OPC Grape Seed Fight Inflammation and Promote Cognitive Health with High-OPC Grape Seed
Energy Breakthrough - One Fibromyalgia Patient’s Fortuitous Discovery Energy Breakthrough - One Fibromyalgia Patient’s Fortuitous Discovery
Red Yeast Rice - Natural Option for Supporting Healthy Cholesterol Red Yeast Rice - Natural Option for Supporting Healthy Cholesterol

CONTACT US
ProHealth, Inc.
555 Maple Ave
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(800) 366-6056  |  Email

· Become a Wholesaler
· Vendor Inquiries
· Affiliate Program
SHOP WITH CONFIDENCE
Credit Card Processing
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTERS
Get the latest news about Fibromyalgia, M.E/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Lyme Disease and Natural Wellness

CONNECT WITH US ProHealth on Facebook  ProHealth on Twitter  ProHealth on Pinterest  ProHealth on Google Plus

© 2016 ProHealth, Inc. All rights reserved. Pain Tracker App  |  Store  |  Customer Service  |  Guarantee  |  Privacy  |  Contact Us  |  Library  |  RSS  |  Site Map