Happiness, rather than depression, is associated with sexual behaviour in partnered older adults

Freak-Poli R., Lima G. D. C., Direk N., Jaspers L., Pitts M., Hofman A., ...More

AGE AND AGEING, vol.46, no.1, pp.101-107, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/ageing/afw168
  • Journal Name: AGE AND AGEING
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.101-107
  • Keywords: positive affect, happiness, depression, sexual behaviour, older persons, POSITIVE AFFECT, LATER LIFE, MARITAL-STATUS, HEALTH, WOMEN, SATISFACTION, MIDLIFE, GENDER, MEN, ROTTERDAM
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: No


Background: the relation between positive psychological well-being (PPWB) and sexual behaviour is understudied in older adult groups.