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ERIC Number: EJ264086
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Jun
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Social Antecedents of Learned Helplessness in the Health Care Setting.
Solomon, Kenneth
Gerontologist, v22 n3 p282-87 Jun 1982
Examines social factors that lead to the development of learned helplessness in elderly persons in the health care setting, including stereotyping elderly by health care professionals, effects of unequal interpersonal exchange, and behaviors associated with sick and healer roles. Discusses programatic and educational prophylaxis and solutions to this problem. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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