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ERIC Number: EJ286402
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Effects of Bereavement on Indicators of Mental Health in Elderly Widows and Widowers.
Gallagher, Dolores, E.; And Others
Journal of Gerontology, v38 n5 p565-71 Sep 1983
Evaluated the effects of bereavement on 211 older adults two months after their spouse's death. Results showed strong differences between bereaved individuals and controls on measures of grief and mental health. Women reported greater distress; however there were no sex differences that were related directly to spouse loss. (WAS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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