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ERIC Number: EJ587223
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0091-4150
Life at 85 and 92: A Qualitative Longitudinal Study of How the Oldest Old Experience and Adjust to the Increasing Uncertainty of Existence.
Agren, Margareta
International Journal of Aging & Human Development, v47 n2 p105-17 1998
In-depth interviews were used to investigate how life is experienced by persons at age 85 (N=129) and again at 92 (N=41). Seven patterns of adjustment ranging from self-realization to withdrawal emerged, and heterogeneity remained at follow-up with some changes in the characteristics of the categories and in coping strategies. (Author/EMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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