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Persistence in goal striving and positive reappraisal as psychosocial resources for ageing well: a dyadic analysis

Windsor, Timothy


Objectives: Associations of both individuals' and their spouses' tendencies toward persistence in goal striving (an index of primary control) and positive reappraisal (an index of accommodation) with individuals' characteristics of successful aging (physical and mental health, life satisfaction and social networks/engagement) were examined in midlife and older spousal dyads. Method: One-hundred and twenty spousal dyads (240 individuals) completed a mail-out questionnaire concerned with...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Aging and Mental Health
DOI: 10.1080/13607860902918199


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