A selection of publications by Jenny Gierveld

 

Loneliness

Ageing and older adults

 

Publications about loneliness:

Fokkema, C.M., De Jong Gierveld, J.  & Dyktra, P.A. (2012). Cross-National Differences in Older Adults Loneliness. The Journal of Psychology, 146 (1-2), 201-228.

De Jong Gierveld, J. (2011). Loneliness in Older Adults Living Alone in Western Europe [in Czech]. Demografie, Review for Population Research; 53(2), 129-139.

De Jong Gierveld, J., Fokkema, C.M. & Van Tilburg, T.G. (2011). Alleviating Loneliness Among Older Adults: Possibilities and Constraints of Interventions. In Safeguarding the Convoy; A Call to Action from the Campaign to End Loneliness, pp 40-45. Oxon, UK: Age UK Oxfordshire.

De Jong Gierveld, J., & Van Tilburg, T. (2010). The De Jong Gierveld Short Scales for Emotional and Social Loneliness: Tested on data from seven countries in the UN Generations and Gender Surveys. European Journal of Ageing. DOI: 10.1007/s10433-010-0144-6

De Jong Gierveld; J., Broese van Groenou, M., Hoogendoorn, A.W., & Smit, J.H. (2009), Quality of Marriages in Later Life and Emotional and Social Loneliness. Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 64B, 497-506.

De Jong Gierveld, J. (2009). Living arrangements, family bonds and the regional context affecting social integration of older adults in Europe. In How Generations and Gender Shape Demographic Change: Towards Policies Based on Better Knowledge. (pp. 107-126). New York and Geneva: United Nations.

Dykstra, P. A., Grundy, E., Fokkema, T., De Jong Gierveld, J., Ploubidis, G. B., Read, S., et al. (2009). Health and well-being at older ages: The interlinkage with family life histories, gender, and national contexts (Final report of the MAGGIE research project).

Scharf, T. & J. de Jong Gierveld (2008), Loneliness in Urban Neighbourhoods: An Anglo-Dutch Comparison. European Journal of Ageing, 5, 103-115.

Leung, G. T. Y., J. De Jong Gierveld, & L. C. W. Lam (2008), Validation of  the Chinese translation of the 6-item De Jong Gierveld Loneliness Scale in elderly Chinese. International Psychogeriatrics, 20, 6, 1262-1272.

J. de Jong Gierveld & P.A. Dykstra (2008). Virtue is its own reward? Support giving in the family and loneliness in middle and old age. Ageing & Society, 28, 271-287.

J. de Jong Gierveld & T. van Tilburg (2006). A six-item scale for overall, emotional and social loneliness: Confirmatory tests on survey data. Research on Aging: A bimonthly on Aging and the Life Course, 28, 582-598.

J. de Jong Gierveld, T. van Tilburg & P. A. Dykstra (2006), Loneliness and social isolation. In A. Vangelisti & D. Perlman (Eds), Cambridge Handbook of Personal Relationships (pp. 485-500). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

J. de Jong Gierveld, & G. O. Hagestad (Eds.) (2006), Social integration in later life. Research on Aging: A bimonthly on Aging and the Life Course [Special issue, volume 28, No.6; pp 627-771].

J. de Jong Gierveld, & G. O. Hagestad (2006), Perspectives on the Integration of Older Men and Women. In: De Jong Gierveld, Jenny & Hagestad, Gunhild O. (Eds.). Social integration in later life. [Special issue]. Research on Aging: A bimonthly on Aging and the Life Course, 28, 627-637.

P. A. Dykstra, T. van Tilburg & J. de Jong Gierveld (2005), Changes in older adult loneliness: Results from a seven-year longitudinal study. Research on Aging,27, 725-747.

J. de Jong Gierveld & B. Havens (2004). Cross-national comparisons of social isolation and loneliness: Introduction and overview. Canadian Journal on Aging/ La Revue canadienne du vieillissement, 23, 2, 109-113.

P. A. Dykstra & J. de Jong Gierveld (2004). Gender and marital-history differences in emotional and social loneliness among Dutch older adults. Canadian Journal on Aging/ La Revue canadienne du vieillissement, 23, 2, 141-155.

T. G. van Tilburg, B. Havens, & J. de Jong Gierveld (2004). Loneliness among older adults in the Netherlands, Italy and Canada: A multifaceted comparison. Canadian Journal on Aging/ La Revue canadienne du vieillissement, 23, 2, 169-180.

T.G. van Tilburg & J. de Jong Gierveld (1999). Cesuurbepaling van de eenzaamheidsschaal. Tijdschrift voor Gerontologie en Geriatrie, 30, 158-163.

J. de Jong Gierveld & T.G. van Tilburg (1999). Manual of the Loneliness Scale 1999. Amsterdam: Vrije Universiteit, Department of Social Research Methodology. 26 pp.

J. de Jong Gierveld & T.G. van Tilburg (1999). Living arrangements of older adults in the Netherlands and Italy: Coresidence values and behaviour and their consequences for loneliness. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 14, 1-24.

J. de Jong Gierveld (1998). A review of loneliness; concept and definitions, determinants and consequences. Reviews in Clinical Gerontology, 8, 73-80.

T. van Tilburg, J. de Jong Gierveld, L. Lecchini & D. Marsiglia (1998). Social integration and loneliness: A comparative study among older adults in the Netherlands and Tuscany, Italy. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 15, 6, 740-754.

M.A.R. Tijhuis, J. de Jong Gierveld, E.J.M. Feskens, & D. Kromhout (1998). Changes in and factors related to loneliness in older men. The Zutphen Elderly Study. Age and Ageing 28, 491-495.

J. de Jong Gierveld (1995). Research into relationship research designs: personal relationships under the microscope. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 12, 4, 583-588.

J. de Jong Gierveld, & T.G. van Tilburg (1995). Social relationships, integration and loneliness. In: C.P.M. Knipscheer, J. de Jong Gierveld, T.G. van Tilburg & P.A. Dykstra, Living Arrangements and Social Networks of Older Adults, pp.155-172. Amsterdam: VU University Press.

P. A. Dykstra & J. de Jong Gierveld (1994). The theory of mental incongruity, with a specific application to loneliness among widowed men and women. In: R. Erber & R. Gilmour (eds.), Theoretical frameworks for personal relationships, pp. 235-259. Hillsdale N.J.: Erlbaum.

J. de Jong Gierveld & P.A. Dykstra (1993), Life transitions and the network of personal relationships: theoretical and methodological issues. In: D. Perlman & W. H. Jones (eds.), Advances in Personal Relationships, 4, pp. 195-227. Londen: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

J. de Jong Gierveld (1989). Program Overview: Personal relationships, social support and loneliness. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 6, 197-221.

J. de Jong Gierveld & T. van Tilburg (1989). The partner as source of social support in problem and non-problem situations. In: M. Hojat & R. Crandall (eds.), Loneliness; theory, research and applications, pp.191-200. London: Sage.

J. de Jong Gierveld (1987). Developing and testing a model of loneliness. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 53, 1, 119-128

J. de Jong Gierveld & T. van Tilburg (1987). The partner as source of social support in problem and non-problem situations. Journal of Social Behaviour and Personality, 2, 2, 191-200.

J. de Jong Gierveld (1986). Husbands, lovers and loneliness. In: R.A. Lewis & R.E. Salt (eds.), Men in Families, pp.115-126. New York: Sage.

J. de Jong Gierveld (1986). Loneliness and the degree of intimacy in interpersonal relationships. In: R. Gilmour & S. Duck (eds.), The Emerging Field of Personal Relationships, pp. 241-250. Hillsdale N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum.

J. de Jong Gierveld & F. Kamphuis (1985). The development of a Rasch-type loneliness scale. Applied Psychological Measurement, 9, 3, 289-299.

J. de Jong Gierveld & J. Raadschelders (1982). Types of loneliness. In: L.A. Peplau & D. Perlman (eds.), Loneliness, A Sourcebook of Current Theory, Research and Therapy, pp. 105-119. New York. Wiley-Interscience.

 

Publications about ageing and older adults:

Fokkema, T., De Jong Gierveld, J.  & Dykstra, P.A. (2012). Cross-National Differences in Older Adults Loneliness. The Journal of Psychology, 146 (1-2), 201-228.

De Jong Gierveld, J. (2011). Loneliness in Older Adults Living Alone in Western Europe [in Czech]. Demografie, Review for Population Research; 53(2), 129-139.

Brothers, D.R. & De Jong Gierveld, J. (2011). Challenges and Opportunities for Relationships in the Era of the Third Age. In Dawn C. Carr & Kathrin S. Komp (eds), Gerontology in the Era of the Third Age; Implications and Next Steps (pp. 189-205). New York: Springer Publishing Company.

De Jong Gierveld, J., Fokkema, C.M. & Van Tilburg, T.G. (2011). Alleviating Loneliness Among Older Adults: Possibilities and Constraints of Interventions. In Safeguarding the Convoy; A Call to Action from the Campaign to End Loneliness, pp 40-45. Oxon, UK: Age UK Oxfordshire.

De Jong Gierveld, J., & Van Tilburg, T. (2010). The De Jong Gierveld Short Scales for Emotional and Social Loneliness: Tested on data from seven countries in the UN Generations and Gender Surveys. European Journal of Ageing. DOI: 10.1007/s10433-010-0144-6

De Jong Gierveld; J., Broese van Groenou, M., Hoogendoorn, A.W., & Smit, J.H. (2009), Quality of Marriages in Later Life and Emotional and Social Loneliness. Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 64B, 497-506.

De Jong Gierveld, J. (2009). Living arrangements, family bonds and the regional context affecting social integration of older adults in Europe. In How Generations and Gender Shape Demographic Change: Towards Policies Based on Better Knowledge. (pp. 107-126). New York and Geneva: United Nations.

Dykstra, P. A., Grundy, E., Fokkema, T., De Jong Gierveld, J., Ploubidis, G. B., Read, S., et al. (2009). Health and well-being at older ages: The interlinkage with family life histories, gender, and national contexts (Final report of the MAGGIE research project).

Scharf, T. & J. de Jong Gierveld (2008), Loneliness in Urban Neighbourhoods: An Anglo-Dutch Comparison. European Journal of Ageing, 5, 103-115.

Leung, G. T. Y., J. De Jong Gierveld, & L. C. W. Lam (2008), Validation of  the Chinese translation of the 6-item De Jong Gierveld Loneliness Scale in elderly Chinese. International Psychogeriatrics, 20, 6, 1262-1272.

De Jong Gierveld, J. & P.A. Dykstra (2008), Virtue is its own reward? Support giving in the family and loneliness in middle and old age. Ageing & Society, 28, 271-287.

Fast, J. E. & J. de Jong Gierveld (2008). Ageing, disability and participation. In N. C. Keating (Ed.), Rural Ageing: A good place to grow old? Bristol, United Kingdom: The Policy Press. 63-73.

Rozanova, J., Dosman, D., & De Jong Gierveld, J. (2008). Participation in rural contexts: community matters. In N. C. Keating (Ed.), Rural Ageing: A good place to grow old? Bristol, UK: The Policy Press. 75-86.

J. de Jong Gierveld & P.A. Dykstra (2008). Virtue is its own reward? Support giving in the family and loneliness in middle and old age. Ageing & Society, 28,271-287.

De Jong Gierveld,  J. (2007).  Demographic change and the social contract of informal support within the family. In: J. Véron, S. Pennec, & J. Légaré (Eds.), Age, Generations and the Social Contract- The demographic changes facing the Welfare State (pp. 177-190). Dordrecht, the Netherlands, Springer.

J. de Jong Gierveld, & Dykstra, P. A. (2006). Impact of longer life on care giving from children. In Z. Yi, E. M. Crimmins, Y. Carrière & J.-M. Robine (Eds.), Longer life and healthy aging (pp. 239-259). Dordrecht, the Netherlands: Springer.

J. de Jong Gierveld, (2006). Societal trends and lifecourse events affecting diversity in later life. In : Svein Olaf Daatland, & Simon Biggs (Eds.), Ageing and diversity: Multiple pathways and cultural migrations (pp 175-188). Bristol, UK: The Policy Press. (ISBN 1 86134 847 9)

J. de Jong Gierveld, & G. O. Hagestad (Eds.) (2006), Social integration in later life. Research on Aging: A bimonthly on Aging and the Life Course [Special issue], 28,  627-771.

J. de Jong Gierveld, & G. O. Hagestad (2006), Perspectives on the Integration of Older Men and Women. In: De Jong Gierveld, Jenny & Hagestad, Gunhild O. (Eds.). Social integration in later life. [Special issue]. Research on Aging: A bimonthly on Aging and the Life Course, 28, 627-637.

J. de Jong Gierveld & D. Perlman (2006), Long-Standing nonkin relationships of older adults in the Netherlands and the United States. In: De Jong Gierveld, Jenny & Hagestad, Gunhild O. (Eds.). Social integration in later life. [Special issue]. Research on Aging: A bimonthly on Aging and the Life Course, 28, 730-748.

P. A. Dykstra, T. van Tilburg & J. de Jong Gierveld (2005), Changes in older adult loneliness: Results from a seven-year longitudinal study. Research on Aging,27, 725-747.

J. de Jong Gierveld (2004). Remarriage, Unmarried Cohabitation, Living Apart Together: Partner Relationships following Bereavement or Divorce. Journal of Marriage and Family, 66, 236-243.

P. Uhlenberg & J. de Jong Gierveld (2004). Age-segregation in later life: an examination of personal networks. Ageing and Society, 24, 5-28.

J. de Jong Gierveld (2004). Changements démographiques et contract social de soutien informel dans la famille. In: J. Véron, S. Pennec, & J. Légaré (Eds.), Âge, générations et contract social; L’État-providence face aux changements démographiques, pp.105-117. Paris: Institut National d’Études Démographiques (INED).

J. de Jong Gierveld & B. Havens (2004). Cross-national comparisons of social isolation and loneliness: Introduction and overview. Canadian Journal on Aging/ La Revue canadienne du vieillissement, 23, 2, 109-113.

P. A. Dykstra & J. de Jong Gierveld (2004). Gender and marital-history differences in emotional and social loneliness among Dutch older adults. Canadian Journal on Aging/ La Revue canadienne du vieillissement, 23, 2, 141-155.

T. G. van Tilburg, B. Havens, & J. de Jong Gierveld (2004). Loneliness among older adults in the Netherlands, Italy and Canada: A multifaceted comparison. Canadian Journal on Aging/ La Revue canadienne du vieillissement, 23, 2, 169-180.

J. de Jong Gierveld (2004). The dilemma of repartnering: Considerations of older men and women entering new intimate relationships in later life. In: K. Davidson & G. Fennell (Eds.), Intimacy in later life, pp. 85-103. New Brunswick, U.S.A./ London, U.K.: Transaction Publishers.

J. de Jong Gierveld, (2004). Societal trends and lifecourse events affecting diversity in later life. In : S.O. Daatland, & S. Biggs (Eds.), Ageing and diversity: Multiple pathways and cultural migrations, pp 175-188. Bristol, UK: The Policy Press.

J. de Jong Gierveld & A. Peeters (2003). The interweaving of repartnered older adults’ lives with their children and siblings. Ageing & Society, 23, 187-205.

J. de Jong Gierveld, H. de Valk & M. Blommesteijn (2003). Conditions de vie des personnes âgées et aide familiale dans les pays plus développés. Modalités de residence des personnes âgées. Bulletin démographique des Nations Unies, Numéro, 42/43, pp. 207-232. New York: Nations Unies.

J. de Jong Gierveld, H. de Valk & M. Blommesteijn (2003). Disposiciones para la vida de las personas de edad y apoyo familiar en los países desarrollados. Arreglos residenciales de las personas de edad. Boletín de Población de las Naciones Unidas, 42/43, pp. 213-240. New York: Naciones Unidas.

J. de Jong Gierveld, M. Blommesteijn, & H. de Valk (2003). Social distinctions between older persons, the effects of gender and the gender system. Genus, Rivista Internazionale di Demografia, vol. LIX, 1, 105-136.

J. de Jong Gierveld (2003). Changing living arrangements in Hungary and the Netherlands: Older adults in one- and two-person households, 1990-2001. In: I. E. Kotowska and J. Jóźwiak (Eds), Population of Central and Eastern Europe. Challenges and Opportunities, pp. 251-266.Warsaw, Poland: Statistical Publishing Establishment.

J. de Jong Gierveld (2003). Social Networks and Social Well-being of older men and women living alone. In: S. Arber, K. Davidson, & J. Ginn (Eds.), Gender and Ageing: Changing Roles and Relationships, pp. 95-110. Maidenhead, UK/ Philadelphia: Open University Press.

J. de Jong Gierveld & P.A. Dykstra (2002). The long-term rewards of parenting: older adults’ marital history and the likelihood of receiving support from adult children. Ageing International, 27, 3, 49-69.

J. de Jong Gierveld (2002). The dilemma of repartnering: Considerations of older men and women entering new intimate relationships in later life. Ageing International; special volume on Repartnering in later age, 27, 4, 61-78.

J. de Jong Gierveld (2002). The relationships formed by elderly people: reflecting cultural changes in Europe. European Review, 10, 1, 43-52 (Academia Europaea).

J. de Jong Gierveld & A. Klinger (2000). Socio-demographic characteristics of aged populations: marital status. In: G. Beets & K. Miltényi (eds.), Population ageing in Hungary and the Netherlands; a European Perspective, pp. 83-93. Amsterdam: Thela-Thesis, Population Studies.

J. de Jong Gierveld & A. Utasi (2000). Socioeconomic characteristics of aged populations: family composition and financial resources. In: G. Beets & K. Miltényi (eds), Population ageing in Hungary and the Netherlands; a European Perspective, pp. 129-139. Amsterdam: Thela-Thesis, Population Studies.

J. de Jong Gierveld (2001). Unity and Diversity in living arrangements of older adults in different regions of Europe. EurAmerica, 31, 3, 461-517.

J. de Jong Gierveld & T. van Tilburg (1999). Living arrangements of older adults in the Netherlands and Italy: Coresidence values and behaviour and their consequences for loneliness. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 14, 1-24.

J. de Jong Gierveld, P.A. Dykstra & E. Beekink (1999). A growing challenge: the very old. In: Population Growth and Demographic Structure, pp.223-242. New York: United Nations.

J. de Jong Gierveld (1999). The generation contract, now and in the future. In: J. Véron & M. Digoix (Eds.), Age, Cohort and Activity: a new "social contract"? /Âge, génération et activité: vers un nouveau contrat social?, pp. 25-31. Parijs: INED, Dossiers et recherches, 80.

T. van Tilburg, J. de Jong Gierveld, L.Lecchini & D. Marsiglia (1998). Social integration and loneliness: A comparative study among older adults in the Netherlands and Tuscany, Italy. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 15, 6, 740-754.

J. de Jong Gierveld & T. Fokkema (1998). Geographical differences in support networks of older adults. Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie, 89, 3, 328-336.

C.M. Fokkema, J. de Jong Gierveld & P. Nijkamp (1998). The decision-making process underlying the moving behaviour of the elderly: An exploration of the literature. In: Svensk Geografisk Årsbok, 74, 163-177. Lund (Sweden): South-Swedish Geographical Society.

M.A.R. Tijhuis, J. de Jong Gierveld, E.J.M. Feskens & D. Kromhout (1998). Changes in and factors related to loneliness in older men. The Zutphen Elderly Study. Age and Ageing, 28, 491-495.

J. de Jong Gierveld, T. van Tilburg & L. Lecchini (1997). Socio-economic resources, household composition, and the social network as determinants of well-being among Dutch and Tuscan older adults; a comparative study of older adults in the Netherlands and Italy. Genus, Rivista Internazionale di Demografia, LIII, 3-4, 75-100.

J. de Jong Gierveld & R.D. Plomp (1997). Transfers between Generations in an Ageing Europe. In: H. van den Brekel and F. Deven (eds.), Population and Family in the Low Countries 1996/1997, pp. 43-71. Brussel/Den Haag: NIDI/CBGS Publications, 33.

J. de Jong Gierveld, T. van Tilburg, & L. Lecchini, L. (1997). Socio-economic resources, household composition, and the social network as determinants of well-being among Dutch and Tuscan older adults. Genus, Rivista Internazionale di Demografia, L111, 3-4, 75-100.

T. Fokkema, J. de Jong Gierveld & P. Nijkamp (1996). Big cities, big problems: reason for the elderly to move? Urban Studies, 33, 2, 353-377.

H. van Solinge, & J. de Jong Gierveld (1996). Ageing and the demand for care: Scenario studies for Europe. In: H. van den Brekel and F. Deven (eds.), Population and Family in the Low Countries 1996, pp. 1-19. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers (European Studies in Population; 4).

J. de Jong Gierveld & H. van Solinge (1995). Ageing and its consequences for the socio-medical system. Population Studies No. 29. Strasbourg: Council of Europe Press, 113 pp.

J. de Jong Gierveld & H. van Solinge (1995). Le vieillissement et ses conséquences sur le système socio-medical. Etudes démographiques no. 29. Strasbourg: Les Editions du Conseil de l'Europe, 123 pp.

C.P.M. Knipscheer, J. de Jong Gierveld, T.G. Van Tilburg & P.A. Dykstra (eds.) (1995). Living Arrangements and Social Networks of Older Adults. Amsterdam: VU University Press, 197 pp.

J. de Jong Gierveld, & T.G. van Tilburg (1995). Social relationships, integration and loneliness. In: C.P.M. Knipscheer, J. de Jong Gierveld, T.G. van Tilburg & P.A. Dykstra, Living Arrangements and Social Networks of Older Adults, pp.155-172. Amsterdam: VU University Press.

A.C. Liefbroer, & J. de Jong Gierveld (1995). Living arrangements, socio-economic resources and health. In: C.P.M. Knipscheer, J. de Jong Gierveld, T.G. van Tilburg & P.A. Dykstra (eds.), Living Arrangements and Social Networks of Older Adults, pp. 15-36. Amsterdam: VU University Press.

C.P.M. Knipscheer, J. de Jong Gierveld, T.G. van Tilburg, & P.A. Dykstra (1995). Living arrangements and social networks as interlocking mediating structures. In: C.P.M. Knipscheer, J. de Jong Gierveld, T.G. van Tilburg & P.A. Dykstra (eds.), Living Arrangements and Social Networks of Older Adults, pp. 1-14. Amsterdam: VU University Press.

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