ERIC Number: EJ532050
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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The Ticking of the Social Clock: Adults' Beliefs about the Timing of Transition Events.
Peterson, Candida C.
International Journal of Aging & Human Development, v42 n3 p189-203 1996
Two studies regarding beliefs about descriptive and prescriptive age norms for adults in developmental transitions were examined in a sample of 214 Australian university students ages 17 to 50. Discusses research methodology. The probable consequences for self-esteem, mental health, and life planning are discussed in the context of the research findings. (KW)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: Australia