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Ability perceptions, perceived control and risk avoidance among male and female older drivers

Windsor, Timothy; Anstey, Kaarin; Walker, Janine

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We used responses from telephone interviews conducted with a community sample of 304 older drivers to investigate associations between perceived control over driving, driving ability perception (an index of unrealistic optimism), and self-reported avoidance of high-risk driving situations. We also investigated associations between perceived control over driving, ability perception, and indices of well-being (life satisfaction and depressive symptoms). Our results indicated that perceived...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/35848
Source: Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences

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