Two studies investigated the possibility that repressive coping is more prevalent in older adults and that this represents a developmental progression rather than a cohort effect. Study 1 examined repressive coping and mental health cross-sectionally in young and old adults. Study 2 examined whether there was a developmental progression of repressive coping prevalence rates in a longitudinal sample of older adults.
|Number of pages||11|
|Journal||Aging and Mental Health|
|Early online date||3 Jul 2015|
|Publication status||E-pub ahead of print - 3 Jul 2015|
- thought suppression
- repressive coping