SENILITY By N., Sam M.S. - 28 a lay man's term for dementia associated with an older age. See pseudosenility. SENILITY: "Senility is a non-medical term for dementia of the older person." Related Psychology Terms ADOLESCENCE (Theories) JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) MENTAL RETARDATION (PREVENTION, CARE, AND TREATMENT) LYSERGIC ACID (LSD) Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development CHILD PSYCHIATRY OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SENILITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/senility/ (accessed July 4, 2022).