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ERIC Number: EJ197530
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1978
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Loneliness among Senior Citizens: An Empirical Report.
And Others; Perlman, Daniel
Essence: Issues in the Study of Ageing, Dying, and Death, v2 n4 p239-48 1978
This article reports an empirical study of loneliness among 158 senior citizens living in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Respondents each completed a self-administered questionnaire. Greater loneliness was associated with less friendship contact, fewer close friends, social anxiety, ineffectiveness in influencing others, low marital satisfaction, and low life satisfaction. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada (Winnipeg)