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Examining the 16-year trajectories of mental health and wellbeing through the transition into widowhood

Browning, Colette; Kendig, Hal; Burns, Richard

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Background: Becoming widowed is a significant event. There is considerable evidence that surviving partners report substantial changes in their wellbeing and mental health. Changes can occur prior to partner’s death as an anticipatory effect and consequently during the period after partner’s death. For most, declines in wellbeing and mental health dissipate over time. However, there is a limited long-term evidence to compare age-normative trajectories in mental health and wellbeing with the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/103567
Source: International Psychogeriatrics
DOI: 10.1017/S1041610215000472

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