Association of psychological, cognitive, and functional variables with self-reported executive functioning in a sample of nondemented community-dwelling older adults

Erica P. Meltzer, Ashu Kapoor, Joshua Fogel, Milushka M. Elbulok-Charcape, Robert M. Roth, Mindy Joy Katz, Richard B. Lipton, Laura A. Rabin

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Abstract

Subjective executive functioning (EF) measures provide valuable information about real-world difficulties, although it is unclear what variables actually associate with subjective EF scores. We investigated subjective EF in 245 nondemented, community-dwelling older adults (aged 70 and above) from the Einstein Aging Study. Partial correlational analyses controlling for age were performed between the nine Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function—Adult version (BRIEF-A) clinical scales and objective EF tests, self-reported mood and personality, and informant-reported activities of daily living. The significance level was set at p 

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-12
Number of pages12
JournalApplied Neuropsychology
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - Jun 9 2016

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Keywords

  • Anxiety
  • depression
  • executive function
  • older adults
  • personality
  • self-report

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology

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