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European Journal of Ageing

Social, Behavioural and Health Perspectives

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29.11.2018 | Original Investigation Open Access

Fertility histories and chronic conditions later in life in Europe

Understanding the association between fertility histories and health later in life is necessary in the context of ageing societies. Past literature has generally found a U-shaped relationship between parity, age at first birth, and several …

28.11.2018 | Original Investigation Open Access

Dementia, home care and institutionalisation from hospitals in older people

This study examines the relationship between dementia and institutionalisation directly after hospital discharges in older people and explores potential mediators of the association. Our analyses are based on linked Scottish administrative health …

26.11.2018 | Original Investigation

Successful aging, change in sexual interest and sexual satisfaction in couples from four European Countries

Although the importance of sexuality and physical intimacy for well-being of older adults has been recognized, the role of sexuality in successful aging (SA) has been largely neglected. Building on our previous work, here we further validated a …

03.11.2018 | Review Article

Helpful approaches to older people experiencing mental health problems: a critical review of models of mental health care

Despite growing concerns for the mental health of the older generation most studies focus on mental health care for younger people and there is a lack of knowledge about helpful treatment approaches and models of care for older people. Therefore …

01.11.2018 | Original Investigation

The Disease Burden Morbidity Assessment in older adults and its association with mortality and other health outcomes

The objective of this study was to assess how disease burden caused by chronic conditions is related to mortality (predictive validity) and other health outcomes (convergent validity). This was studied in 625 community-dwelling adults living 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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