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Aging issues: unanswered questions in marital and family therapy literature.
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PMID:  21198686     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Researchers have reviewed couple and family therapy journals to determine the extent to which issues concerning older populations are addressed. In an effort to extend previous work, we conducted content analyses of 957 articles published in three of the leading marital and family therapy journals between 1997 and 2006. From the articles, 27 (2.8%) mentioned aging or included older adults in their sample. Results indicate that the number of articles emphasizing older adults has not substantially increased. While this result has been substantiated by other researchers in previous years, a new finding in this study concerns the quality of articles on aging issues. The articles reviewed in this study indicated a greater focus on aging issues and addressing issues during this life cycle stage.
Authors:
Jennifer Lambert-Shute; Christine A Fruhauf
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of marital and family therapy     Volume:  37     ISSN:  1752-0606     ISO Abbreviation:  J Marital Fam Ther     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7904614     Medline TA:  J Marital Fam Ther     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  27-36     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2011 American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.
Affiliation:
Valdosta State University Colorado State University.
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