Christian Suter

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The health-related and social needs of aged people and their fulfillment are studied. Only a very weak relation is found between the financial situation and the claims for possible financial resources. On the other side education is found to have a key position for the drawing of supplementing pensions. The problems resulting for the assignment of financial(More)
Die gesundheitlich-sozialen Bedürfnisse Betagter und deren Abdeckung wird in einer Studie untersucht. Nur ein schwacher Zusammenhang wird gefunden zwischen dem Einkommen und der Inanspruchnahme von möglichen finanziellen Ressourcen. Demgegenüber spielt Bildung für die Ausschöpfung von Ergänzungsleistungen der Altersversicherung eine zentrale Rolle. Die(More)
OBJECTIVES As possible explanations for risk behaviour in young men past strains, lack of resources, social individualization processes and genderspecific aspects are discussed. For this study the concept of authoritarianism was used as the model for analysis. METHODS 4,235 recruits from the German-speaking part of Switzerland were surveyed with regard to(More)
Objectives: As possible explanations for risk behaviour in young men past strains, lack of resources, social individualisation processes and genderspecific aspects are discussed. For this study the concept of authoritarianism was used as the model for analysis. Methods: 4235 recruits from the German-speaking part of Switzerland were surveyed with regard to(More)
The paper examines the influence of social networks on social support and social stress and analyses the impact of social support and stress on health. 171 (t1, 1992) and 135 (t2, 1993) persons aged 75 and older in need of a little help but still living on their own were personally interviewed in three districts of the city of Zurich. The results(More)
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