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ERIC Number: EJ563726
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0016-9013
Personal Meaning, Optimism, and Choice: Existential Predictors of Depression in Community and Institutional Elderly.
Reker, Gary T.
Gerontologist, v37 n6 p709-16 Dec 1997
Examines the unique, combined, and interactive contribution of existential variables and traditional measures as predictors of depression in institutionalized and community-residing older adults. Results show that choice-responsibleness, social resources, and physical health predicted depression in community elderly; personal meaning, optimism, social resources, and physical health predicted depression in institutionalized elderly. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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