Attitudes towards aging and physical health.

  title={Attitudes towards aging and physical health.},
  author={W L Milligan and Lawrence Prescott and Donald A. Powell and E Furchtgott},
  journal={Experimental aging research},
  volume={15 1-2},
Brief narrative descriptions of four hypothetical individuals who differed in age and physical health were developed and presented to people who differed in age and sex. Each participant read only one of the four profiles. After reading the profile, the participant rated the profiled individual on the Rosencrantz and McNevin (1969) semantic differential scale of attitudes towards aging. Respondents were divided into a young group (29 years or younger), a middle-aged group (30-49 years), and an… CONTINUE READING