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Psychological Aspects of Aging in Women

Psychological Aspects of Aging in Women Older women are forced to cope with many societal myths and negative stereotypes. This paper reviews the influence of these stereotypes as well as some of the other psychological concerns of women who are aging. Losses such as widowhood and divorce as well as the problem of loneliness are discussed. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Women & Health Taylor & Francis

Psychological Aspects of Aging in Women

Women & Health , Volume 10 (2-3): 8 – Jun 13, 1986

Psychological Aspects of Aging in Women

Women & Health , Volume 10 (2-3): 8 – Jun 13, 1986

Abstract

Older women are forced to cope with many societal myths and negative stereotypes. This paper reviews the influence of these stereotypes as well as some of the other psychological concerns of women who are aging. Losses such as widowhood and divorce as well as the problem of loneliness are discussed.

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Taylor & Francis
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ISSN
1541-0331
eISSN
0363-0242
DOI
10.1300/J013v10n02_10
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Abstract

Older women are forced to cope with many societal myths and negative stereotypes. This paper reviews the influence of these stereotypes as well as some of the other psychological concerns of women who are aging. Losses such as widowhood and divorce as well as the problem of loneliness are discussed.

Journal

Women & HealthTaylor & Francis

Published: Jun 13, 1986

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