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ERIC Number: EJ353589
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Marital Status and Loneliness among Older Women: The Differential Importance of Close Family and Friends.
Essex, Marilyn J.; Nam, Sunghee
Journal of Marriage and the Family, v49 n1 p93-106 Feb 1987
Examined the marital status differences in the frequency and sources of loneliness among older women. Showed that loneliness for married women revolved around the marital relationship, whereas the amount of time since the marital dissolution and the quality of the closest friendship were critical for formerly married older women. (Author/ABB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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