You and Your Self-Directed Ageism
Plus: Antidepressants for pain: Do they even work?
The idea that ageism can be harmful is nothing new. I’ve written a lot about how negative characterizations of aging, and the common fear of aging many of us harbor, is all just plain unhealthy, literally. But this notion is new to me:
Through the course of life, at all ages, we get so many cues that aging is a bad thing and tend to internalize ageist b…