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What is Biological Factors

Handbook of Research on Geriatric Health, Treatment, and Care
The biological factors are those factors that are occurring biologically in the individual and difficult to alter like genetic, metabolism, and wear and tear in the body.
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Factors Contributing of Ageing: Factors in Ageing
Smita Pandey (Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, India)
Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 16
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3480-8.ch022
Ageing is related to problems in physical, emotional, and mental health. If we can delay the ageing process, we may be able to live more happily and successfully. Several factors are responsible for ageing: age, sleep, dietary habits, nutrition, physical activity, general health condition, emotional well-being, physical impairment, cultural factors, life events, social support, family well-being, financial resources, cognitive functioning, and diseases. The chapter is based on the above views and mainly focuses on the various factors that contribute to ageing.
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