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ERIC Number: EJ587229
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0738-3991
Fears of Disease and Disability in Elderly Primary Health Care Patients.
Brorsson, Annika; Lindbladh, Eva; Rastam, Lennart
Patient Education and Counseling, v34 n1 p75-81 May 1998
Interviews male and female primary-health-care patients aged 66 to 83 years (N=14) in regard to their fears in connection with their present symptoms and in general. Results show that diseases believed to entail disability, bodily changes, and/or loss of control over body and environment were the most feared. (Author/MKA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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