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The Role of Perceived Control in Explaining Depressive Symptoms Associated With Driving Cessation in a Longitudinal Study

Windsor, Timothy; Anstey, Kaarin; Butterworth, Peter; Luszcz, Mary A; Andrews, Gary


Purpose: The purpose of this article was to investigate the role of control beliefs in mediating the relationship between driving cessation and change in depressive symptoms in a population-based sample of older adults. Design and Methods: We report results from a prospective, community-based cohort study that included two waves of data collected in 1992 and 1994. Participants consisted of 700 men and women aged 70 and older, including 647 drivers and 53 participants who ceased driving between...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Gerontologist, The


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