11/21/2012 – Positive Outlook Helps Seniors Heal

Nov 26, 2012 Comments Off by

Older patients with positive attitudes on aging may be more likely to fully recover from severe disability compared with those who can’t see the bright side of life, a new study found.

A positive stereotype about aging was associated with a 44 percent greater likelihood of recovery from severe disability versus negative stereotypes, according to study author Becca Levy from the Yale School of Public Health and colleagues.

Read the full article at ABC News.

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