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Resilience, stressful life events, and depressive symptomatology among older Chinese adults

Lim, May Li; Lim, Donovan; Gwee, Xinyi; Nyunt, Ma Shwe Zin; Kumar, Rajeev; Pin Ng, Tze


Objective: The association between exposure to stressful life events (SLEs) and late-life depression is well-documented. However, the role of resilience as a buffer against the adverse mental health effects of SLEs in late life has not been convincingly demonstrated. In this paper, the moderating effect of resilience in the relationship between SLEs and depressive symptomatology in older Chinese adults is investigated. Method: A population sample of 385 community-dwelling older Chinese adults...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Aging and Mental Health
DOI: 10.1080/13607863.2014.995591


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