Successful aging refers to optimal functioning in such domains as physical and cognitive health, and further includes the subjective perception of aging well.1 Exposure to traumatic events, and particularly post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms, may hamper successful aging.2 This study examined whether maintaining a youthful age identity3 may mitigate the effect of PTSD symptoms on successful aging.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)174-175
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1 Feb 2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Geriatrics and Gerontology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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