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United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health. National Institute on Aging; Ryff, Carol; Almeida, David M.; Ayanian, John S.; Carr, Deborah S.; Cleary, Paul D.; Coe, Christopher; Davidson, Richard; Krueger, Robert F.; Lachman, Marge E.; ...
  • Published: 07 Mar 2007
  • Publisher: ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research
Abstract
In 1995-1996, the MacArthur Midlife Research Network carried out a national survey of 7,108 Americans aged 25 to 74 (MIDLIFE IN THE UNITED STATES (MIDUS), 1995-1996 [ICPSR 2760]). The purpose of the study was to investigate the role of behavioral, psychological, and social factors in understanding age-related differences in physical and mental health. The study was innovative for its broad scientific scope, its diverse samples (which included twins and the siblings of main sample respondents), and its creative use of in-depth assessments in key areas (e.g., daily stress and cognitive functioning). A description of the study and findings from it are available at ...
Subjects
free text keywords: adults, health status, life satisfaction, lifestyles, mental health, midlife, psychological wellbeing, relationships, siblings, social indicators, twins, work attitudes
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