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ERIC Number: EJ173187
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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A Survey of the Reinforcements and Activities Elderly Citizens Feel Are Important for Their General Happiness
Reid, David W.; Ziegler, Michael
Essence: Issues in the Study of Ageing, Dying, and Death, 2, 1, 5-24, 77
Summarizes the results of an open-ended, semi-structured interview of 143 elderly persons (78 institutionalized and 65 living in their own homes) asking such questions as what specific everyday "things" contributed to their happiness, what "reinforcements" are important to them and what facilitated and/or restricted their adjusting to becoming older. (Author)
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