An examination of the vulnerability hypothesis.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Follow-up information from three groups of older persons (community residents, clinic clients, the institutionalized) confirms and extends data presented by Yolmans and Yarrow [1] indicating that increasing interdependence among different areas of functioning increases with age, possibly resulting in increased vulnerability in time of loss. Some implications of these findings were indicated.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Fillenbaum, GG

Published Date

  • 1977

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 8 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 155 - 160

PubMed ID

  • 892915

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0091-4150

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2190/aqp7-vgu8-at6u-vtd3


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States