A1 Journal article (refereed)
Effect of a social intervention of choice vs. control on depressive symptoms, melancholy, feeling of loneliness, and perceived togetherness in older Finnish people : a randomized controlled trial (2018)


Pynnönen, K., Törmäkangas, T., Rantanen, T., Tiikkainen, P., & Kallinen, M. (2018). Effect of a social intervention of choice vs. control on depressive symptoms, melancholy, feeling of loneliness, and perceived togetherness in older Finnish people : a randomized controlled trial. Aging and Mental Health, 22 (1), 77-84. doi:10.1080/13607863.2016.1232367


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All authors or editors: Pynnönen, Katja; Törmäkangas, Timo; Rantanen, Taina; Tiikkainen, Pirjo; Kallinen, Mauri

Journal or series: Aging and Mental Health

ISSN: 1360-7863

eISSN: 1364-6915

Publication year: 2018

Volume: 22

Issue number: 1

Pages range: 77-84

Publisher: Routledge

Publication country: United Kingdom

Publication language: English

DOI: http://doi.org/10.1080/13607863.2016.1232367

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Publication is parallel published (JYX): https://jyx.jyu.fi/handle/123456789/62969


Keywords: depression (mental disorders); symptoms; loneliness; melancholy; sociality; senior citizens; elderly; social integration

Free keywords: depressive symptoms; RCT; older people


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Reporting Year: 2018

JUFO rating: 1


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