ERIC Number: EJ296473
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Age Identification in the Elderly.
Baum, Steven K.; Boxley, Russell L.
Gerontologist, v23 n5 p532-37 Oct 1983
Surveyed 308 elderly persons to examine how young they feel and why. Results indicated feeling younger than one's age was associated with psychological health even when the effects of several confounding variables were statistically controlled. Purpose in life was the strongest correlate of identified age. (JAC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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