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Outlooks for the future in independently living older Australians

Quine, Susan; Morrell, Stephen; Kendig, Hal

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Objectives: To explore outlooks for the future which exist in an older population, through construction of a typology of combinations of absence or presence of reported hopes and fears for the future and a detailed analysis of the characteristics of older people in each of the four outlook categories created: optimistic, pessimistic, realistic or detached. Methods: The findings are based on population survey responses from 8881 older Australians (65 + yr) living independently in the community....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/18771
Source: Aging and Mental Health
DOI: 10.1080/13607860701616390

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