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The protective effect of taking care of grandchildren on elders’ mental health? Associations between changing patterns of intergenerational exchanges and the reduction of elders’ loneliness and…

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Public Health, June 2013
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (91st percentile)

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Title
The protective effect of taking care of grandchildren on elders’ mental health? Associations between changing patterns of intergenerational exchanges and the reduction of elders’ loneliness and depression between 1993 and 2007 in Taiwan
Published in
BMC Public Health, June 2013
DOI 10.1186/1471-2458-13-567
Pubmed ID
Authors

Feng-Jen Tsai, Sandrine Motamed, André Rougemont

Abstract

The 20th century's rapid industrialization and urbanization brought important social changes to Taiwan, including an increased number of elders living alone, which has increased risk of depression for the elderly. This study aimed to evaluate the changing pattern regarding the effect of intergenerational exchanges on elders' depressive symptoms from 1993 to 2007.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 101 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 18 18%
Student > Bachelor 16 16%
Student > Ph. D. Student 13 13%
Student > Doctoral Student 9 9%
Researcher 7 7%
Other 12 12%
Unknown 26 26%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 21 21%
Medicine and Dentistry 17 17%
Psychology 15 15%
Nursing and Health Professions 10 10%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 2 2%
Other 8 8%
Unknown 28 28%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 16. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 17 August 2015.
All research outputs
#1,756,068
of 21,346,872 outputs
Outputs from BMC Public Health
#1,953
of 13,834 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#15,226
of 175,366 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Public Health
#1
of 3 outputs
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