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Widowhood has traditionally been associated with the end of the family cycle; however, social and generational transformations in Spain are providing a new context for the development of new partnerships in widowhood. This study analyzes widowed persons who have found new partners and those who would be willing to do so, focusing on their characteristics and motives and related sociodemographic factors. Research is based on a sample of 306 widows and widowers in Spain taken from the survey Social Networks and Well-Being. The results reveal the importance of sociodemographic factors for both those who wish to have a partner as well as for those who have one. For the former, elements associated with quality of life are very important, while among those with a new partner, the key is not having an extensive family support network. The principal motives for looking for a new relationship are related to enjoying life more and not feeling alone; while those who reject a new relationship do so because of the belief that their lost partner is irreplaceable.
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Name: Journal of women & aging
The reduction of soda intake in the population remains an important goal to improve population health. Concerns exist about how industry-sponsored studies in nutrition tend to favour the interest of t...
Collaborative research is integral to medicine. Multi-national and multi-institutional research partnerships produce advances in medicine and public health that have a significant societal impact. Dev...
Forms of presentation of Q fever vary widely across Spain, with differences between the north and south. In the absence of reported case series from Galicia (north-west Spain), this study sought to de...
Cooperation is generally found to have a more positive impact than competition on children's high-level social understanding (e.g., diverse desires, false beliefs); however, recent evidence has shown ...
The aim of the current study is to explore whether and how the expectations of consumers to be 'representative' influences consumers' ability to contribute to health services partnerships.
To determine the effect of widowhood on cardiovascular disease.
The Hanapū Study: Incentivized Partnerships to Reduce Diabetes Disparities is a randomized control trial that will test the effectiveness of partnership incentives plus evidence-based edu...
We proposed a desire satisfaction-targeted intervention for disordered gamblers (DTIG) due to the limitations of the abstinence-targeted intervention, which is based on the weak self-contr...
Non-interventional, multicenter, cross-sectional study to evaluate the mental care received by schizophrenic patients and their caregivers in Spain irrespective of the drug prescribed.
Analyze the clinical and therapeutic approach to treatment of haemophilia A and B in habitual clinical practice conditions in Spain.
The state of having lost a marital partner by death.
A genus of white-spored mushrooms in the family Tricholomataceae. They form symbiotic partnerships (MYCORRHIZAE) with trees.
A demographic parameter indicating a person's status with respect to marriage, divorce, widowhood, singleness, etc.
An island in the Greater Antilles in the West Indies, south of Florida. With the adjacent islands it forms the Republic of Cuba. Its capital is Havana. It was discovered by Columbus on his first voyage in 1492 and conquered by Spain in 1511. It has a varied history under Spain, Great Britain, and the United States but has been independent since 1902. The name Cuba is said to be an Indian name of unknown origin but the language that gave the name is extinct, so the etymology is a conjecture. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p302 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p132)
The part of the personality structure which harbors the unconscious instinctive desires and strivings of the individual.
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Collaborations in biotechnology
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