The authors describe the application of social network analysis to an elderly population living in single occupancy hotel rooms in New York City. They report significant personal networks which may be mobilized to assist these elderly persons. However, a clinical experimental study of clinical social network intervention revealed substantial limitations.
Social networks and the elderly: Clinical techniques.Faculty Publications
Date IssuedJanuary 1981
Date AvailableJune 2014
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Citation InformationCohen, C.I. & Sokolovsky, J. (1981). Social networks and the elderly: Clinical techniques. International Journal of Family Therapy, 3(4), 281-294.