Cognitive complaints mediate the effect of cognition on emotional stability across 12 years in old age

TitleCognitive complaints mediate the effect of cognition on emotional stability across 12 years in old age
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsAschwanden, D, Kliegel, M, Allemand, M
JournalPsychology and Aging
Volume33
Number3
Pagination425–438
ISSN0882-7974
Keywordsaging, cognition, cognitive complaints, cognitive impairment, emotional stability, longitudinal mediation, old age, protective factors, Test Construction
Abstract

{Previous research supports a positive relationship between cognition and emotional stability, although findings regarding healthy older adults are inconsistent. Additionally, little is known about the mechanisms that underlie this association. Thus, the present study investigated the mediating effect of cognitive complaints on the bidirectional longitudinal association between cognition and emotional stability in old age. The study sample consisted of 500 older individuals (M age = 62.97 years

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DOI10.1037/pag0000246