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ERIC Number: EJ407978
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Gender Differences in Social Support among Older Adults.
Krause, Neal; Keith, Verna
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, v21 n9-10 p609-28 Nov 1989
Studies exposure to life stress as an explanation for gender differences in older adults' utilization of social support. Results suggest that, as stressful events increase, elderly men and women are equally likely to become more involved in their social network, while gender differences emerge in response to chronic financial strain. (JS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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