The elderly who live alone: their mental health and social relationships.

@article{Henderson1986TheEW,
  title={The elderly who live alone: their mental health and social relationships.},
  author={A Scott Henderson and Richard C Scott and D. W. K. Kay},
  journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry},
  year={1986},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={202-9}
}
In a community survey of the elderly in Hobart, persons who lived alone were compared to those who lived with others. Those who lived alone were more often widows and had had more education. They had markedly fewer close relationships but as much other social interaction. They reported that their personal networks were as adequate as other elderly persons… CONTINUE READING