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Fertility: not just an issue for the young'uns!


Peterson, GM, Fertility: not just an issue for the young'uns!, Australian Pharmacist, 28, (1) pp. 26-28. ISSN 0728-4632 (2009) [Refereed Article]


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What has fertility to do with the elderly?, I can hear you ask. OK, when I saw that the theme of this issue of Australian Pharmacist was fertility, I did think that putting together an aged care column might be difficult. However, fertility does, indirectly at least, have significant influences on the health and wellbeing of the elderly population. When fertility rates are lowest (e,g. grandchildren are absent), older individuals will perhaps be more likely to suffer from loneliness and lack a sense of purpose

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Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Health Sciences
Research Group:Health services and systems
Research Field:Health services and systems not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Specific population health (excl. Indigenous health)
Objective Field:Health related to ageing
UTAS Author:Peterson, GM (Professor Gregory Peterson)
ID Code:57674
Year Published:2009
Deposited By:Pharmacy
Deposited On:2009-08-06
Last Modified:2010-10-06
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