SECONDARY AGING

Variance because of biological maturation, but hastened as a result of disease and poor health practices (no exercise, smoking, excess fat and other forms of self-damage) and are often preventable, whether through lifestyle choice or modern medicine.

SECONDARY AGING: "Secondary aging occurs when an individual fails to take care of themselves properly."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SECONDARY AGING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/secondary-aging/ (accessed November 6, 2020).
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