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European Journal of Ageing

Social, Behavioural and Health Perspectives

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20.06.2018 | Original Investigation

Future time perspective and general self-efficacy mediate the association between awareness of age-related losses and depressive symptoms

Perceiving one’s own aging process as associated with many losses is linked to an increase in depressive symptoms over 2.5 years. We investigated whether this pattern of associations also applies for a 4.5-year interval. No study has yet …

13.06.2018 | Review Open Access

On frail minds: addressing and assessing age-related neural decline and disease

The terminology surrounding frailty is used in clinical settings, and in research and development for identifying processes of, and patients in, age-related physical decline. However, a framework suitable for age-related neurodegenerative diseases …

12.06.2018 | Original Investigation Open Access

A new approach for investigation of person–environment interaction effects in research involving health outcomes

Recurrent use of the Housing Enabler instrument has highlighted methodological challenges of broader scientific interest, namely interactions between personal functional capacity (P) and exposures to features (here potential barriers) in the built …

04.06.2018 | Original Investigation

Grandparenting after parental divorce: The association between non-resident parent–child meetings and grandparenting in Italy

Previous studies have shown that parental divorce has negative consequences on parent–child relationships and that these effects extend to relations between grandchildren and their grandparents. After parental divorce, grandchildren have less …

01.06.2018 | Original Investigation

Grandparents providing childcare in Italy

Research on the choices of childcare arrangements in Italy shows the fundamental role of grandparents in providing informal childcare. Therefore, it is important to understand how grandparents provide different types of childcare, especially in …

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The interdisciplinary European Journal of Ageing: Social, Behavioural and Health Perspectives (EJA) is devoted to the understanding of ageing around the world. Coverage includes original articles on the social, behavioral and health-related aspects of ageing, encouraging an integrated approach among these aspects. The editors emphasize empirical research, including meta-analyses, but also consider conceptual papers, including narrative reviews, and methodological contributions. By stimulating communication between researchers and those using research findings, EJA aims to contribute to the formulation of better policies and the development of better practice in serving older adults.

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