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Supportive, aversive, ambivalent, and indifferent partner evaluations in midlife and young-Old adulthood

Windsor, Timothy; Butterworth, Peter

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Age group differences in self-reported supportive, aversive, ambivalent, and indifferent partner relations were examined in a large sample of midlife (aged 40-44 at baseline, n = 1,719) and older (aged 60-64 at baseline, n = 1,675) married and partnered adults assessed on two occasions 4 years apart. Older adults, particularly older men, were more likely to rate their relationship as supportive and less likely to rate their relationship as aversive relative to midlife adults. Midlife adults...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/39246
Source: Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences
DOI: 10.1093/geronb/gbq016

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