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More than half of adults over 65 have some sort of sleep problem.
Medications are of questionable benefit and can be addictive.
Behavior modification is often a more efffective treatment,
especially in older patients.
Resilience is the ability to handle stressful events and remain
mentally strong and healthy. The presence of a certain form of
neurochemical may be one explanation for why some people are more
resilient than others.
A study found that off-label use (not medically approved for the
reason it is being taken) of medications is very common,
especially among the elderly and psychiatric patients.
Understanding the different ways a person's sexuality can be
defined is the first step toward a clearer understanding of the
relationship between sexual orientation and mental health.
A study found that the potential for a man to father an autistic
child increased with his age. The reasons for this are unclear,
but may involve changes that occur to genes as we grow older.