Aging & Mental Health

(The TQCC of Aging & Mental Health is 6. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-02-01 to 2024-02-01.)
Impact of COVID-19 related social support service closures on people with dementia and unpaid carers: a qualitative study165
Loneliness during the COVID-19 pandemic145
A systematic review of longitudinal risk factors for loneliness in older adults133
COVID-19 worries and mental health: the moderating effect of age76
Are older adults also at higher psychological risk from COVID-19?68
The prevalence and predictors of loneliness in caregivers of people with dementia: findings from the IDEAL programme56
Social networks and mental health change in older adults after the Covid-19 outbreak49
Challenges to dementia care during COVID-19: Innovations in remote delivery of group Cognitive Stimulation Therapy47
Age-related differences in the perception of COVID-19 emergency during the Italian outbreak46
Online support for family caregivers of people with dementia: a systematic review and meta-analysis of RCTs and quasi-experimental studies42
Challenging behavior of nursing home residents during COVID-19 measures in the Netherlands41
Technostress in a hostile world: older internet users before and during the COVID-19 pandemic41
Effects of mindfulness meditation interventions on depression in older adults: A meta-analysis34
Sense of coherence mediates the relationship between digital health literacy and anxiety about the future in aging population during the COVID-19 pandemic: a path analysis33
Social isolation, social support and loneliness as independent concepts, and their relationship with health-related quality of life among older women33
Barriers in access to dementia care in minority ethnic groups in Denmark: a qualitative study30
Older and more mindful? Age differences in mindfulness components and well-being30
Digital technology use and depressive symptoms among older adults in Korea: beneficial for those who have fewer social interactions?29
Is the Black-White mental health paradox consistent across age, gender, and psychiatric disorders?29
The association between perceived social and physical environment and mental health among older adults: mediating effects of loneliness28
Dual task walking costs in older adults with mild cognitive impairment: a systematic review and meta-analysis28
Resistance training improves cognitive function in older adults with different cognitive status: a systematic review and Meta-analysis27
Managing loneliness: a qualitative study of older people’s views26
The association between loneliness, social isolation and all-cause mortality in a nationally representative sample of older women and men26
Perceptions, feelings, and the routine of older adults during the isolation period caused by the COVID-19 pandemic: a qualitative study in four countries25
Cumulative effect of loneliness and social isolation on health outcomes among older adults25
Grandparents caring for grandchildren in rural China: consequences for emotional and cognitive health in later life24
Psychological well-being and coping strategies of elderly people during the COVID-19 pandemic in Hungary24
The price of mental well-being in later life: the role of financial hardship and debt24
COVID-19 worry, mental health indicators, and preparedness for future care needs across the adult lifespan23
The nature of positive post-diagnostic support as experienced by people with young onset dementia23
Perceived social isolation, social disconnectedness and falls: the mediating role of depression23
Social networking site usage: A systematic review of its relationship with social isolation, loneliness, and depression among older adults22
Depression as a determinant of frailty in late life22
The experiences of care home staff during the COVID-19 pandemic: A systematic review22
Impact of individual and neighborhood dimensions of socioeconomic status on the prevalence of mild cognitive impairment over seven-year follow-up22
Widowhood and loneliness among Chinese older adults: the role of education and gender21
Reducing loneliness and improving well-being among older adults with animatronic pets21
Effect of physical activity on cognitive domains in dementia and mild cognitive impairment: overview of systematic reviews and meta-analyses20
Mortality in patients with behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia: a registry-based study20
Volunteering and loneliness in older adults: A parallel mediation model19
Oral health and depressive symptoms among older adults: longitudinal study18
With age comes well-being: older age associated with lower stress, negative affect, and depression throughout the COVID-19 pandemic18
Life during COVID-19 lockdown in Italy: the influence of cognitive state on psychosocial, behavioral and lifestyle profiles of older adults18
Navigating the new normal: accessing community and institutionalised care for dementia during COVID-1918
Quality of self-reported cognition: effects of age and gender on spatial navigation self-reports18
Cognitive stimulation therapy (CST) for dementia: a systematic review of qualitative research18
Social networks in mild-to-moderate Alzheimer disease: longitudinal relationships with dementia severity, cognitive function, and adverse events17
Public knowledge of the influence of modifiable cardiovascular risk factors on dementia: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis17
Attitudes towards prediction and early diagnosis of late-onset dementia: a comparison of tested persons and family caregivers16
Validation of the Chinese version of Addenbrooke’s cognitive examination III for detecting mild cognitive impairment16
‘They simply do not understand’: a focus group study exploring the lived experiences of family caregivers of people with frontotemporal dementia16
A systematic review and meta-analysis on cognitive frailty in community-dwelling older adults: risk and associated factors16
Barriers and opportunities for the mental health of LGBT older adults and older people living with HIV: a systematic literature review16
Outcomes from a pilot online Acceptance and Commitment Therapy program for dementia family caregivers16
Executive function deficits in mild cognitive impairment: evidence from saccade tasks16
The link between social anxiety and intimate loneliness is stronger for older adults than for younger adults16
Family functioning and negative emotions in older adults: the mediating role of self-integrity and the moderating role of self-stereotyping16
The role of perceived social support and depressive symptoms in the relationship between forgiveness and life satisfaction among older people15
The effects of loneliness and social isolation on all-cause, injury, cancer, and CVD mortality in a cohort of middle-aged Finnish men. A prospective study15
Impact of social isolation and coping strategies in older adults with mild cognitive impairment during the covid-19 pandemic: A qualitative study15
The involvement of people with dementia in advocacy: a systematic narrative review15
Putting primary prevention of dementia on everybody’s agenda15
Socioeconomic inequalities in the wellbeing of informal caregivers across Europe15
Associated factors of suicidal ideation among older persons with dementia living at home in eight European countries15
Role of resilience and social support in the relationship between loneliness and suicidal ideation among Chinese nursing home residents14
The relationship between older adults’ technology use, in-person engagement, and pandemic-related mental health14
Study of loneliness and wisdom in 482 middle-aged and oldest-old adults: a comparison between people in Cilento, Italy and San Diego, USA14
A systematic review of self-neglect and its risk factors among community-dwelling older adults14
In-home dementia caregiving is associated with greater psychological burden and poorer mental health than out-of-home caregiving: a cross-sectional study13
A systematic review of the associations, mediators and moderators of life satisfaction, positive affect and happiness in near-centenarians and centenarians13
Field-testing an iCST touch-screen application with people with dementia and carers: a mixed method study13
Examining the effects of light versus moderate to vigorous physical activity on cognitive function in African American adults13
Aging and emotion regulation during the COVID-19 pandemic13
Longitudinal associations between formal volunteering and well-being among retired older people: follow-up results from a randomized controlled trial13
Aging sexual stereotypes and sexual expression in mid- and later life: examining the stereotype matching effect13
Effectiveness of psychosocial interventions among older adults with mild cognitive impairment: a systematic review and meta-analysis13
Does the beginning and the end of income poverty affect psychosocial factors among middle-aged and older adults? Findings based on nationally representative longitudinal data13
Age and gender disparities in depression and subjective cognitive decline-related outcomes13
Perceptions of dementia amongst the general public across Latin America: a systematic review13
Risks as dilemmas for home care staff caring for persons with dementia12
Brief Resilience Scale (BRS) Portuguese Version: validity and metrics for the older adult population12
Longitudinal impacts of grandparent caregiving on cognitive, mental, and physical health in China12
Arts-based interventions to improve cognition in older persons with mild cognitive impairment: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials12
“I’ve been always strong to conquer any suffering:” challenges and resilience of Chinese American dementia caregivers in a life course perspective12
Achieving healthy ageing through the perspective of sense of coherence among senior-only households: a qualitative study12
Dementia knowledge and its demographic correlates amongst informal dementia caregivers in Singapore12
Minority stress process among older Black Americans: the role of age, perceived discrimination, and anxiety12
Self-perceptions of aging and depressive symptoms: the mediating role of loneliness11
Pain in nursing home residents with dementia and its association to quality of life11
The effect of virtual reality on executive function in older adults with mild cognitive impairment: a systematic review and meta-analysis11
Neighborhood environment perceptions associate with depression levels and cardiovascular risk among middle-aged and older adults: Data from the Washington, DC cardiovascular health and needs assessmen11
Psychometric properties of the Cognitive Emotion Regulation Questionnaire (CERQ) in Spanish older adults11
Strategies for controlling sleep-related intrusive thoughts, and subjective and objective sleep quality: how self-reported poor and good sleepers differ11
Neuropsychiatric profiles in mild cognitive impairment with Lewy bodies11
The experience of using prompting technology from the perspective of people with Dementia and their primary carers11
When the end feels near: sense of purpose predicts well-being as a function of future time perspective11
Validation of the multidimensional scale of perceived social support (MSPSS) for family caregivers of people with dementia11
Three-year effects of neighborhood social network intervention on mental and physical health of older adults11
Loneliness and social disconnectedness in the time of pandemic period among Brazilians: evidence from the ELSI COVID-19 initiative11
Efficacy of mindfulness-based interventions in cognitive function in the elderly people: a systematic review and meta-analysis11
Are dementia services and support organisations meeting the needs of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) caregivers of LGBT people living with dementia? A scoping review of the literature11
What are the social consequences of beginning or ceasing to care for grandchildren? Evidence from an asymmetric fixed effects analysis of community dwelling adults in Germany11
A longitudinal study shows stress proliferation effects from early childhood adversity and recent stress on risk for depressive symptoms among older adults11
The prevalence of mild cognitive impairment in Latin America and the Caribbean: a systematic review and meta-analysis11
Instruments to evaluate mental well-being in old age: a systematic review11
Anxiety and somatization: prevalence and correlates of mental health in older people (60+ years) in Botswana11
“Jolly fat” or “sad fat”: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the association between obesity and depression among community-dwelling older adults11
Implementing post diagnostic dementia care in primary care: a mixed-methods systematic review11
Bidirectional association between depression and multimorbidity in middle-aged and elderly Chinese adults: a longitudinal cohort study11
Depressive symptoms in the context of Chinese grandparents caring for grandchildren11
Association between visual impairment and cognitive disorders in low-and-middle income countries: a systematic review11
Sex differences in mental health among older adults: investigating time trends and possible risk groups with regard to age, educational level and ethnicity10
Assessing the combined effect of ageism and sexuality-related stigma on the mental health and well-being of older lesbian and gay adults10
The impacts of sexual stigma on the mental health of older sexual minority men10
The executive control correlate of loneliness in healthy older people10
Individual cognitive stimulation therapy (iCST) for people with intellectual disability and dementia: a feasibility randomised controlled trial10
Barriers, motivators and facilitators of physical activity in people with dementia and their family carers in England: dyadic interviews10
Fear of memory loss predicts increased memory failures and lower quality of life in older adults: preliminary findings from a fear-avoidance of memory loss (FAM) scale10
Internet-delivered guided self-help acceptance and commitment therapy for family carers of people with dementia (iACT4CARERS): a feasibility study10
Continuous participation in social activities as a protective factor against depressive symptoms among older adults who started high-intensity spousal caregiving: findings from the China health and re10
Correlates of emotional and social loneliness among community dwelling older adults in Rotterdam, the Netherlands10
A mixed-methods feasibility study of a goal-focused manualised intervention to support people with dementia to stay living independently at home with support from family carers: NIDUS (New Interventio10
Awareness of age-related change, future time perspective, and implications for goal adjustment in older adulthood10
Grit and successful aging in older adults10
Social isolation due to COVID-19: impact on loneliness, sedentary behavior, and falls in older adults10
Theory-of-mind abilities in older patients with common mental disorders – a cross-sectional study10
Religion and mental health among older adults: ethnic differences in Malaysia10
A longitudinal study of the negative impact of falls on health, well-being, and survival in later life: the protective role of perceived control10
Social factors may mediate the relationship between subjective age-related hearing loss and episodic memory9
Flexible goal adjustment moderates the link between self-rated health and subjective well-being. Findings from the general population9
Prevalence and correlates of antisocial personality disorder in older adults9
A feasibility randomised control trial of individual cognitive stimulation therapy for dementia: impact on cognition, quality of life and positive psychology9
A factorial randomized controlled trial to examine separate and combined effects of a simulation-based empathy enhancement program and a lecture-based education program on family caregivers of people 9
Stress diagnoses in midlife and risk of dementia: a register-based follow-up study9
The association between vision impairment and cognitive outcomes in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis9
Active and passive social media use are differentially related to depressive symptoms in older adults9
Rural/urban differences in mental health and social well-being among older US adults in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic9
Self-reported sense of purpose in life and proxy-reported behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia in the last year of life9
Very frequent physical aggression and vocalizations in nursing home residents with dementia9
Examining the relations between hopelessness, thwarted interpersonal needs, and passive suicide ideation among older adults: does meaning in life matter?9
Group singing improves quality of life for people with Parkinson’s: an international study9
Anticholinergic drug use and risk of mortality for people with dementia in Northern Ireland9
Cross-lagged relationships between sense of purpose in life, memory performance, and subjective memory beliefs in adulthood over a 9-year interval9
Psychological flexibility in older adulthood: a scoping review9
Musical reward across the lifespan8
Effect of horticultural therapy on apathy in nursing home residents with dementia: a pilot randomized controlled trial8
With a little help from familiar interlocutors: real-world language use in young and older adults8
Loneliness, social network size, and mortality in older adults and the role of cortisol8
Associations between water, sanitation, and depression among older people in Ghana: empirical evidence from WHO-SAGE Wave 2 survey8
The relationship between perceived support and depression in spousal care partners: a dyadic approach8
Physical multimorbidity, depressive symptoms, and social participation in adults over 50 years of age: findings from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing8
UK clinicians’ views on the use of formulations for the management of BPSD: a multidisciplinary survey8
Disparities in depression among Chinese older adults with neurodegenerative diseases8
Age-friendly environments and depressive symptoms among Korean adults: The mediating effects of loneliness8
Group-based cognitive stimulation therapy for dementia: a qualitative study on experiences of group interactions8
Psychometric properties of the PHQ-9 measure of depression among Brazilian older adults8
What makes life enjoyable at an older age? Experiential wellbeing, daily activities, and satisfaction with life in general8
Development of best practice recommendations to enhance access to and use of formal community care services for people with dementia in Europe: a Delphi process conducted by the Actifcare project8
Direct and indirect associations between childhood socioeconomic status and cognitive function in the middle-aged and older adults in China8
Systematic review of pharmacological interventions for people with Lewy body dementia8
The feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary efficacy of an mHealth mindfulness therapy for caregivers of adults with cognitive impairment8
Depression and associated factors among geriatric population in Moshi district council, Northern Tanzania8
The relationships between self-compassion, rumination, and depressive symptoms among older adults: the moderating role of gender8
Improving the appropriateness of psychotropic prescribing for nursing home residents with dementia: an overview of reviews8
Development of resilience scale for older adults8
Vision impairment, vision correction, and cognitive decline among middle-aged and older Chinese: results from the China health and retirement longitudinal study8
Associations between participation in community arts groups and aspects of wellbeing in older adults in the United States: a propensity score matching analysis8
Addressing the needs of older adults receiving alcohol treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic: a qualitative study8
Homicide-suicide across the lifespan: a mixed methods examination of factors contributing to older adult perpetration7
Associations between unmet needs for daytime activities and company and scores on the Neuropsychiatric Inventory-Questionnaire in people with dementia: a longitudinal study7
Cognitive function and cognitive decline among older rural Chinese adults: the roles of social support, pension benefits, and medical insurance7
Unmet healthcare needs among midlife adults with mental distress and multiple chronic conditions7
Associations of neuroticism with falls in older adults: do psychological factors mediate the association?7
Acceptability and effects of tele-delivered behavioral activation for depression in low-income homebound older adults: in their own words7
Associations of mental health and chronic physical illness during childhood with major depression in later life7
The effectiveness of exergames on fear of falling in community-dwelling older adults: a systematic review7
Comparative effectiveness of non-pharmacological interventions for depressive symptoms in mild cognitive impairment: systematic review with network meta-analysis7
Simultaneous employment and depressive symptom trajectories around retirement age in Chile7
A comprehensive program of cognitive stimulation with digital inclusion, physical activity and social interaction can modify BDNF levels and improve cognition in adults over 50: a randomized controlle7
‘The time has come’: reflections on the ‘tipping point’ in deciding on a care home move7
Staying connected in old age: associations between bonding social capital, loneliness and well-being and the value of digital media7
A dimensional approach to understanding the relationship between self-reported hearing loss and depression over 12 years: the Three-City study7
Predictors of loneliness during the Covid-19 pandemic in people with dementia and their carers in England: findings from the DETERMIND-C19 study7
Caregiving, volunteering, and loneliness in middle-aged and older adults: a systematic review7
The role of goal and meaning in life for older adults facing interpersonal stress7
Informal caregiving during the COVID-19 pandemic: findings from a representative, population-based study during the second wave of the pandemic in Germany7
Association of vision problems with psychosocial factors among middle-aged and older individuals: findings from a nationally representative study7
Association between food insecurity and perceived stress among older adults (50+) in six low- and middle-income countries7
Efficacy of group reminiscence therapy based on Chinese traditional festival activities (CTFA-GRT) on loneliness and perceived stress of rural older adults living alone in China: a randomized controll7
Usability and acceptability of internet-based interventions for family carers of people living with dementia: systematic review7
An evaluation of common risk factors for prolonged grief disorder using the international classification of diseases-11 criteria7
Help-seeking for psychological distress and its association with anxiety in the oldest old – results from the AgeQualiDe cohort study7
Dementia care needs for individuals and caregivers among Mexican Americans and non-Hispanic Whites7
Exercise for depression and depressive symptoms in older adults: an umbrella review of systematic reviews and Meta-analyses7
Personality and psychological health in caregivers of older relatives: a case-control study7
Vitamin D as a possible biomarker of mild cognitive impairment in parkinsonians7
Factors associated with depressive and anxiety symptoms in older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic: a Brazilian study6
Prospective associations between subjective age and fear of falling in older adults6
Supporting behaviour change in younger-onset dementia: mapping the needs of family carers in the community6
Emotion regulation across the lifespan: age differences in intrapersonal and interpersonal strategies for the adjustment to the COVID-19 pandemic in four countries6
Techno-fixes for an ageing society6
Community resilience and psychological distress in Chinese older adults amid COVID-19: the roles of perceived community prevention effectiveness and risk perception6
Family experience of young-onset dementia: the perspectives of spouses and children6
Age-friendly environment, social support, sense of community, and loneliness among middle-aged and older adults in Korea6
My Healthy Brain: a multimodal lifestyle program to promote brain health6
Humanoid socially assistive robots in dementia care: a qualitative study about expectations of caregivers and dementia trainers6
Relationship between interoceptive sensibility, age, and COVID-19 anxiety during the first national lockdown in the United Kingdom6
The effects of loneliness, social isolation, and associated gender differences on the risk of developing cognitive impairment for Chinese oldest old6
Asymmetric effects of obesity on loneliness among older Germans. Longitudinal findings from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe6
Understanding the longitudinal dynamics of rural–urban mental health disparities in later life in China6
Gambling motivation model for older women addicted and not addicted to gambling – a qualitative study6
Social isolation among older veterans: findings from the National Health and Aging Trends Study6
Depressive rumination and life satisfaction among institution-dwelling Chinese older adults: the roles of perceived burdensomeness and social support from individuals within the institution6
Assessment of anticipatory grief in informal caregivers of dependants with dementia: a systematic review6
A race against time: couples’ lived diagnostic journeys to young-onset dementia6
Mediation effect of coping strategies on general psychological health among middle-aged and older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic6
The early impacts of COVID-19 on people living with dementia: part I of a mixed-methods systematic review6
Resource allocation in dementia care: comparing the views of people with dementia, carers and health and social care professionals under constrained and unconstrained budget scenarios6
Neuroticism predicts informant reported cognitive problems through health behaviors6
Impact of exergames on psychiatric symptoms in older adults with serious mental illness6
The effects of caregiver characteristics on behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia of patients with dementia6
Coping strategies mediate the association between family functioning and posttraumatic growth in family caregivers of people with dementia6
How does beginning or ceasing of informal caregiving of individuals in poor health influence sleep quality? Findings from a nationally representative longitudinal study6
Explaining caregiver burden in a large sample of UK dementia caregivers: The role of contextual factors, behavioural problems, psychological resilience, and anticipatory grief6
Longitudinal analyses indicate bidirectional associations between loneliness and health6
Couple processes of family economic hardship, depressive symptoms, and later-life subjective memory impairment: moderating role of relationship quality6
The early impacts of COVID-19 on unpaid carers of people living with dementia: part II of a mixed-methods systematic review6
Caregiver “objective attitude” toward patients with neurodegenerative disease: Consequences for caregiver strain and relationship closeness6
Self-perceptions of ageing, GP visits and frequent attendance. Longitudinal findings from the German Ageing Survey6
Does social isolation affect physical and mental health? A test of the social causation hypothesis using dynamic panel models with fixed effects6
The association between relationship strain and emotional well-being among older adult couples: the moderating role of social connectedness6
Marijuana use/nonuse among those aged 50+: comparisons of use-to-nonuse, initiation/reinitiation, and continued use over 24 months6
The impact on employees of providing informal caregiving for someone with dementia6
Effects of reversible cognitive frailty on disability, quality of life, depression, and hospitalization: a prospective cohort study6
Adverse childhood experiences, adult trauma, and depressive symptom trajectories6
Guided self-management targeting anxiety and activity participation in older Veterans6
Cognitive reserve, modifiable-risk-factor profile and incidence of dementia: results from a longitudinal study of CFAS Wales6
Estimate of the prevalence of depression among older people in Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis6
Early-life stress, depressive symptoms, and inflammation: the role of social factors6
Alcohol use among older adults and health care utilization6
Cognitive reappraisal, emotional suppression, and depressive and anxiety symptoms in later life: The moderating role of gender6
Effects of probiotic supplementation on cognitive function in elderly: A systematic review and Meta-analysis6