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Edited by Grazia D’Onofrio

IRCCS Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza


Daniele Sancarlo

Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, Italy

Aging well and actively is the real objective of human being. This book is an up-to-date and realistic view on physiopathological mechanisms of aging and age-related diseases. The book includes topical contributions from multiple disciplines to support the fundamental goals of extending active life and enhancing its quality.

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GerontologyEdited by Grazia D’Onofrio

Published: July 4th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.69934

ISBN: 978-1-78923-253-0

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-252-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-444-1

Copyright year: 2018

Books open for chapter submissions

18817 Total Chapter Downloads

11 Crossref Citations

8 Web of Science Citations

24 Dimensions Citations


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1. Ageing Process and Physiological Changes

By Shilpa Amarya, Kalyani Singh and Manisha Sabharwal


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2. Adherence to Medication in Older Adults as a Way to Improve Health Outcomes and Reduce Healthcare System Spending

By Luís Midão, Anna Giardini, Enrica Menditto, Przemyslaw Kardas and Elísio Costa


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3. Thymic Rejuvenation: Are We There Yet?

By Jamilah Abusarah, Fatemeh Khodayarian, Yun Cui, Abed El-Hakim El-Kadiry and Moutih Rafei


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4. Characteristics of Hearing in Elderly People

By Maria Boboshko, Ekaterina Zhilinskaya and Natalia Maltseva


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5. The Elderly in the Emergency Department

By Alexander Morales Erazo


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6. Ageing Better in the Netherlands

By Betty Meyboom-de Jong, Klaske Wynia and Anjo Geluk-Bleumink


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7. The Basics of Biogerontology

By Mark Rinnerthaler and Klaus Richter


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8. Cognitive Aging

By Neyda Ma Mendoza-Ruvalcaba, Elva Dolores Arias-Merino, María Elena Flores-Villavicencio, Melina Rodríguez-Díaz and Irma Fabiola Díaz-García


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9. Differentiating Normal Cognitive Aging from Cognitive Impairment No Dementia: A Focus on Constructive and Visuospatial Abilities

By Radka Ivanova Massaldjieva


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10. Neurocognitive Implications of Tangential Speech in Patients with Focal Brain Damage

By Nora Silvana Vigliecca


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11. Decision-Making Experiences and Patterns in Residential Care Homes for Older Residents, Family Members and Care Providers

By Lisa Pau Le Low


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12. Role of Nutraceuticals in Modulation of Gut-Brain Axis in Elderly Persons

By Ana-Maria Enciu, Elena Codrici, Simona Mihai, Emilia Manole, Sevinci Pop, Eleonora Codorean, Cristina Mariana Niculite, Laura Necula, Isabela Tarcomnicu, Elvira Gille and Cristiana Pistol Tanase


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