Spousal interrelations in self-reports of cognition in the context of marital problems.

@article{Strawbridge2011SpousalII,
  title={Spousal interrelations in self-reports of cognition in the context of marital problems.},
  author={William Joseph Strawbridge and Margaret I. Wallhagen and Sarah J. Shema},
  journal={Gerontology},
  year={2011},
  volume={57 2},
  pages={148-52}
}
BACKGROUND Problems with cognitive function are common among older adults, yet there is little research assessing the extent to which the cognitive problems of older husbands and wives are related to those of their partners and whether any observed relationships are moderated by gender or marital quality. OBJECTIVES Our purpose was to analyze longitudinal relationships between older spouses' cognitive function and the cognitive function of their partners 5 years later, as well as to assess… CONTINUE READING
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