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The relationship between age-stereotypes and health locus of control across adult age-groups

Sargent-Cox, Kerry; Anstey, Kaarin


OBJECTIVE: This study integrates healthy ageing and health psychology theories to explore the mechanisms underlying the relationship between health control expectancies and age-attitudes on the process of ageing well. Specifically, the aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between age-stereotypes and health locus of control. DESIGN: A population-based survey of 739 adults aged 20 to 97 years (mean=57.3 years, SD=13.66; 42% female) explored attitudes towards ageing and health...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Psychology & Health (2014): 1-30
DOI: 10.1080/08870446.2014.974603


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