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Neighbourhood environment and positive mental health in older people: the Hertfordshire Cohort Study.

Abstract:

Little is known about the potential effects of neighbourhood environment on positive mental health in older people. We examined cross-sectional associations between the index of multiple deprivation score of the census area of residence, perceptions of neighbourhood cohesion and neighbourhood problems and mental wellbeing, as measured by the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Wellbeing Scale, in 1157 men and women aged 69-78 years from Hertfordshire, UK. We found no association between area-level depri...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Journal:
Health and place
Volume:
17
Issue:
4
Pages:
867-874
Publication date:
2011-07-05
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EISSN:
1873-2054
ISSN:
1353-8292
URN:
uuid:10c2d2f5-c8e0-498f-8389-5f3f4a537882
Source identifiers:
162212
Local pid:
pubs:162212

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