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Gender and Ethnicity Differences in Psychological Well-Being

  • Neal Krause

Abstract

This chapter reviews evidence on gender and racial difference; in psychological well-being and presents a framework that can be used to explain why such differences exist. At the onset, it may be helpful to define how the phrase psychological well-being will be used, because gerontologists have included a diverse array of constructs under the general rubric of well-being.

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Depressive Symptom Social Support Elderly Woman Racial Difference Suicide Rate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Neal Krause
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Public Health and the Institute of GerontologyThe University of MichiganUSA

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