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Physical and mental health decline associated with more pronounced cognitive disengagement – News-Medical.Net

A recent study suggests that preserving physical and mental health helps older adults experiencing cognitive impairment stave off declines in cognitive engagement….

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A recent study suggests that preserving physical and mental health helps older adults experiencing cognitive impairment stave off declines in cognitive engagement.
We found that declines in physical and mental health were associated with more pronounced cognitive disengagement. The impact of declines in physical health was particularly pronounced for study participants who had more advanced cognitive impairment to begin with.”
Shevaun Neupert, Study’s Corresponding Author and Professor of Psychology,…

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