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A gendered lifecourse examination of sleep difficulties among older women

Abstract:

Recent research has suggested that understanding and addressing the high prevalence of sleep difficulties in older women requires going beyond a purely physiological focus to address the role of social contextual pressures and demands. We take a gendered lifecourse approach to explore how sleep difficulties have evolved and how their management might reflect the position of older women in society more broadly. We conducted in-depth interviews with 12 oldest-old (average age 86) community-dwel...

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Publisher copy:
10.1017/S0144686X11000201
Journal:
Ageing and Society More from this journal
Volume:
32
Issue:
2
Pages:
219-238
Publication date:
2012-02-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-1779
ISSN:
0144-686X
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:351712
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uuid:220d9c19-3d56-4147-9aef-2d26977e61f9
Local pid:
pubs:351712
Source identifiers:
351712
Deposit date:
2013-11-17

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