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ERIC Number: EJ648468
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0016-9013
Would Older Medical Patients Use Psychological Services?
Arean, Patricia A.; Alvidrez, Jennifer; Barrera, Alinne; Robinson, Gia S.; Hicks, Scotia
Gerontologist, v42 n3 p392-98 Jun 2002
Surveyed patients (N=183) aged 55 and older on their current level of psychiatric distress and preferences for psychological services. Seventy-nine percent stated they would use any psychological services presented to them. Few said they would attend group psychotherapy but more than half said they would attend psychoeducational classes. Discusses implications for including psychological care as an option in primary care. (JDM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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