ERIC Number: EJ644391
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Gender, Emotional Support, and Well-Being among the Rural Elderly.
Patrick, Julie Hicks; Cottrell, Lesley Epperly; Barnes, Kristi A.
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, v45 n1-2 p15-29 Jul 2001
Examined the effects of social support on the psychological well-being of rural elders. Surveys of 180 older adults living in northern Appalachia indicated that respondents had high levels of subjective well-being. There were no mean gender differences in perceptions of support, though the relative importance of various sources of supported differed by gender. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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