Housing type and depressive symptoms among older adults: a test of sense of belonging as a mediating and moderating variable.

@article{McLaren2013HousingTA,
  title={Housing type and depressive symptoms among older adults: a test of sense of belonging as a mediating and moderating variable.},
  author={Suzanne McLaren and J. Blake Turner and Rapson Gomez and Angus J McLachlan and Petah M Gibbs},
  journal={Aging & mental health},
  year={2013},
  volume={17 8},
  pages={1023-9}
}
OBJECTIVES Higher levels of depression have been documented among older adults who reside in an assisted living facility, compared with those who remain in their own homes. The aims of the current study were to test whether the relationship between housing type and depressive symptoms was mediated by a sense of belonging and whether housing type and sense… CONTINUE READING