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ERIC Number: EJ184575
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1978
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Psychological Distress Among the Community Elderly: Prevalence, Characteristics and Implications for Service
Abrahams, Ruby B.; Patterson, Robert D.
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 9, 1, 1-16, 78
This paper reports results of a survey of elderly persons in a predominantly blue collar, New England town. Data about psychological distress and its relationship to demographic and social interaction characteristics are explored. Mental health services were not reaching elderly in need; there was minimal utilization of other helping services. (Author)
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