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Depressive Symptoms Affect Working Memory in Healthy Older Adult Hispanics
Objectives: Low and middle income nations will experience an unprecedented growth of the elderly population and subsequent increase in age-related neurological disorders. Worldwide prevalence and incidence of all-types of ...
A systematic review of the relationship between familism and mental health outcomes in Latino population
Background: Familismo or familism is a cultural value frequently seen in Hispanic cultures, in which a higher emphasis is placed on the family unit in terms of respect, support, obligation, and reference. Familism has been ...
Fitness Predicts Cognitive Performance in Urban Latin Americans
Background: A recent clinical trial by the KU ADC indicated that increasing fitness predicted better cognition in active healthy older adults. Maximizing an individual’s cardiorespiratory fitness was the most important ...
Fitness and cognitive performance in urban Latin Americans
Our group recently conducted a randomized clinical trial in US dwelling older adults that indicated increasing cardiorespiratory fitness (measured by VO2 peak on treadmill) resulted in better visuospatial cognition ...