ERIC Number: EJ406479
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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The Role of Clothing in Perpetuating Ageism.
Workman, Jane E.; Johnson, Kim K. P.
Journal of Home Economics, v81 n3 p11-15 Fall 1989
A study examined 197 college students' impressions of memory skills and personality of older adults and the relation of these impressions to clothing cleanliness and condition. It found that clothing cleanliness and coordination affected attitudes and also interacted with the gender of the older person to affect those impressions. (JOW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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