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ERIC Number: EJ193669
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1979-Jan
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Perception of Age in the Elderly.
Linn, Margaret W.; Hunter, Kathleen
Journal of Gerontology, v34 n1 p46-52 Jan 1979
A group of 150 persons, age 65 and over, who identified themselves as feeling younger or older than their age, were studied in terms of seven dependent variables describing psychological functioning. Younger age perceptions were associated with better psychological functioning. The variable that discriminated best was locus of control. (Author)
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Language: English
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