Childlessness and psychological well-being in Chinese older adults.

  title={Childlessness and psychological well-being in Chinese older adults.},
  author={K L Chou and Iris Chi},
  journal={International journal of geriatric psychiatry},
  volume={19 5},
  • K L Chou, Iris Chi
  • Published 2004 in International journal of geriatric psychiatry
BACKGROUND Childless older adults will increase rapidly in the coming future due to delayed marriage, infertility, and high divorce rate. We examined whether childlessness is significantly related to loneliness and depression and whether the effect of childlessness persisted even when other factors including gender, marital status, age, education, self-rated health status and financial strain were controlled for. METHOD This article analyzes cross-sectional data collected from a… CONTINUE READING