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Communication and communicability in an aging population. Adaptation problems of elderly people in social and health services.

International Sociological Association Research Committee on Clinical Sociology No

Author: Parravani, E.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1995


Draws on interviews & observations with members of the Center for Elderly People in the XII district of Rome, Italy, focusing on the demographic, economic, social, cultural, & psychological aspects of the phenomenon, & pointing out prejudices suggesting that old age should be interpreted mainly in terms of biological illness. Also analyzed are problems relevant to the relationship between elderly people & social health structures, highlighting national assistance problems.

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Volume: 46
Accession Number: 27.5.03
Keywords: Europe, older
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