ERIC Number: EJ622570
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Contact Quality and Attitudes toward the Elderly.
Schwartz, Lisa K.; Simmons, Joseph P.
Educational Gerontology, v27 n2 p127-37 Mar 2001
A survey of 62 undergraduates involved in interactions with older adults found that self-reported quality of contact, not frequency of contact, was significantly related to attitudes toward elderly persons. Ensuring that contact conditions are favorable may facilitate intergenerational interactions. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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