SENESCENCE By N., Sam M.S. - 87 1. The biological process of being old. 2. The condition of being old. SENESCENCE: "Senescence is the state of growing old." Related Psychology Terms DREAM-STATE (D-STATE, REM- STATE) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Selecting a Diagnosis SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) Comparison of Assessment Tools CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY HALL, G. (GLANVILLE) STANLEY Cultural Norms & Values in the African-American Population NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH (NIMII) Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SENESCENCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/senescence/ (accessed August 15, 2022).