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Volume 2013, Article ID 972194, 4 pages
Research Article

Are Koreans Prepared for the Rapid Increase of the Single-Household Elderly? Life Satisfaction and Depression of the Single-Household Elderly in Korea

1Department of Nursing, Daewon University College, 316 Daehak-Road, Jecheon-City, Chungbuk 390-702, Republic of Korea
2Red Cross College of Nursing, Chung-Ang University, 221 Heukseok-Dong, Dongjak-Gu, Seoul 156-756, Republic of Korea

Received 6 August 2013; Accepted 18 September 2013

Academic Editors: J. Gonzalez and R. R. Tampi

Copyright © 2013 Mi-Ra Won and Yun-Jung Choi. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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