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Melekhin Al. Ig.

UDK: 159.942:613.9
BBK: 88.44
Article received: 22.10.2018
Article accepted for print: 20.12.2018
trans.date_of_release: 14.04.2020
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In everyday gerontological practice, when assessing the neurocognitive status of patients of late age, more attention is paid to cognitive functions, while not taking into account the peculiarities of socio-cognitive functions or social cognition.  Changes in social cognition are considered as a biopsychosocial indicator of psychological distress.  The paper first describes the integrative model of depression Lazutina and Fonagy. The index of rapid assessment of changes in emotional competence is presented. The paper presents a diagnostic algorithm for assessing and differentiating primary or secondary disorders in the ability to understand the mental States of other people at a later age.




social cognition, mental model, emotional competence, old age.





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Melekhin Al. Ig. 129226. Moscow, st. 1st Leonova, 16, Russian Federation.