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Examining Health Conditions as Predictors of Unmet Need in Older Adults
According to current research, unmet need for activities of daily living (ADLs) are associated with greater negative health outcomes in older adults. ADLs include eating, bathing, dressing, transferring from a bed or a ...
Potential Influential Factors of Cognitive Decline and Engagement in Participants of Adult Day Services
As the global population of older adults increases, so does the need for more affordable care taking services such as Adult Day Services (ADS) at Virginia Tech. Data collected over a 10-year period was assessed to understand ...
Adderall and Academia: How Amphetamine binds in the Human Norepinephrine Transporter Protein
Recently, there has been a drastic increase in the use of prescription stimulants by healthy individuals in academia – specifically with undergraduate college students. We wanted to answer why this was phenomenon was ...
Potential Opioid Addiction Therapeutics
Throughout the last thirty years, a severe opioid epidemic has arisen due to the excessive consumption and abuse of these addictive narcotics. Opioids are currently the best analgesic known to man, however the effects of ...
Analyzing the Presence of Unmet Need and Depressive Symptoms in Older Adults
This paper works to examine and determine a relationship or association between unmet need from disability and depressive symptoms in older adults. The older adult population is extremely vulnerable to deteriorating quality ...