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by Viola Mecke, Ph.D. / Special to CASA
































“As the people gain


experiences throughout life, an increased emotional


understanding of situations offers perspective where previously anger was evoked.” - Viola Mecke

















References: Magai, Carol. In “Emotions over the Life Span.” Ch. 16 in James Birren and Warren Schaie. Handbook of the Psychology of Aging. 5th Edition. San Diego: Academic Press, 2001.


Viola Mecke, Ph.D., is a Clinical Psychologist and Emerita Clinical Prof. from the Dept of Psychiatry at Standford Univ. School of Medicine and the Dept of Educ. Psych at Cal State, Hayward. She is the author of Fatal Attachment and lives in Santa Barbara. Reach her at evb1@cox.net





By Richard and Amanda Payatt Special to CASA

















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