Longitudinal findings on aging-related cognitions, control beliefs, and health in later life.

@article{Wurm2007LongitudinalFO,
  title={Longitudinal findings on aging-related cognitions, control beliefs, and health in later life.},
  author={Susanne Wurm and Clemens Tesch-R{\"o}mer and Martin J. Tomasik},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences},
  year={2007},
  volume={62 3},
  pages={P156-64}
}
We examined the influence of individual views of aging on health changes in later life. We hypothesized that aging-related cognitions affect health changes irrespective of control beliefs and that the impact of aging-related cognitions on health is higher than for the reverse direction of causality. We based our analyses on data from the longitudinal part of the German Aging Survey (N = 1,286; participants were 40-85 years of age at baseline). Because of the selectivity of the sample, we also… CONTINUE READING