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ERIC Number: EJ514585
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-1081-3004
Pleasure Reading, Other Activities, and Loneliness in Later Life.
Rane-Szostak, Donna; Herth, Kaye Ann
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v39 n2 p100-08 Oct 1995
Interviews 195 older adults, finding that those who read for pleasure were less lonely than those who did not. Finds no association between loneliness scores and several other factors thought to have a relationship to loneliness. Finds, however, decreased loneliness strongly associated with whether the participant had a confidant. (SR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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