ERIC Number: EJ375979
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Social Dimensions of Mental Illness among Rural Elderly Populations.
Hendricks, Jon; Turner, Howard B.
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, v26 n3 p169-90 1988
Conducted statewide poll (N=743) in Kentucky to examine rural mental health. Results indicated that while physical health tended to be poorer among rural populations, when health was held constant there was inverse relationship between age and depression. Findings suggest that rural elderly are no more likely to be depressed than urban counterparts despite harsher living conditions. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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