Associations of loneliness in older married men and women.

  title={Associations of loneliness in older married men and women.},
  author={Liat Ayalon and Sharon Shiovitz-Ezra and Yuval Palgi},
  journal={Aging & mental health},
  volume={17 1},
We evaluated the associations between loneliness and subjective appraisals of marital relationship as well as reciprocal associations of loneliness in married men and women. The Health and Retirement Study is a national survey of older adults over the age of 50, residing in the US. This study is based on a paper and pencil questionnaire administered in the year 2006. Overall, 2723 couples completed this questionnaire. Loneliness was evaluated using the three-item version of the Revised… CONTINUE READING
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