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Social networks and memory over 15 years of followup in a cohort of older Australians: results from the Australian Longitudinal Study of Ageing: research article

Giles, Lynne C.; Anstey, Kaarin; Walker, Ruth B.; Luszcz, Mary A.


The purpose was to examine the relationship between different types of social networks and memory over 15 years of followup in a large cohort of older Australians who were cognitively intact at study baseline. Our specific aims were to investigate whether social networks were associated with memory, determine if different types of social networks had different relationships with memory, and examine if changes in memory over time differed according to types of social networks. We used five waves...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Aging Research 2012 (2012): 856048/1-7
DOI: 10.1155/2012/856048


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