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Age differences in psychosocial predictors of positive and negative affect: A longitudinal investigation of young, midlife, and older adults

Windsor, Timothy; Anstey, Kaarin


Research has consistently shown that despite aging-related losses, older adults have high levels of emotional well-being relative to those in young and midlife adults. We aimed to contribute to knowledge around the factors that predict emotional well-being over the life course by examining age group differences in associations of positive and negative social exchanges and mastery beliefs with positive and negative affect in a sample of 7,472 young, midlife, and older adults assessed on 2...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Psychology and Aging
DOI: 10.1037/a0019431


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