Views on Aging: Age stereotypes, self-views on aging

Professur für Psychogerontologie


Stereotypes about aging and old age, self-perceptions of aging:

Prevalence of different views on aging

Impact of views on aging on health and longevity

Research on mechanisms in order to better understand how views on aging affect health

Views on aging - interventions

Related Project(s)

Altersbilder: Über ein dynamisches Lebensspannen-Modell zu neuen Perspektiven für Forschung und Praxis
Prof. Dr. Susanne Wurm
(01/01/2017 - 31/07/2019)
COST-Action (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) “Ageism: A Multi-National, Interdisciplinary Perspective”
Prof. Dr. Susanne Wurm
(01/11/2014 - 30/11/2018)

Assigned publications

Schüz, B., Ziegelmann, J.P., Warner, L.M., Wurm, S., & Wolff, J.K. (2015). Short-Term Buffers, but Long-Term Suffers? Differential Effects of Negative Self-Perceptions of Aging Following Serious Health Events. Journals of Gerontology, Series B, 00(Epub first), 1-7.
Wurm, S., Wolff, J., Schüz, B., & Wolff, J.K. (2014). Primary care supply moderates the impact of diseases on self-perceptions of aging. Psychology and Aging, 29(2), 351-358.
Wurm, S., Warner, L.M., Ziegelmann, J.P., Wolff, J.K., Schüz, B., & Wolff, J.K. (2013). How do negative self-perceptions of aging become a self-fulfilling prophecy? Psychology and Aging, 28(4), 1088-1097.
Wurm, S., Tesch-Römer, C., & Tomasik, M. (2007). Longitudinal findings on aging-related cognitions, control beliefs, and health in later life. The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences, 62B(3), P156-P164ST - Longitudinal findings on aging-related cognitions, control beliefs and health in later life.

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