publication . Article . 2017

The role of perceived discrimination on active aging

Fernández Ballesteros, Rocío; Olmos, Ricardo; Santacreu, Marta; Bustillos, Antonio; Molina Martínez, Mª Ángeles;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
Abstract
Among older adults, perceived age discrimination is highly associated with unhealthy outcomes and dissatisfaction. Active aging is a multidimensional concept described by a set of characteristics, particularly health, positive mood and control; most importantly, active aging is currently at the core of public policies. The aim of the present study was to test to what extent perceived discrimination influences active aging. Methods A total of 2005 older adults in three representative samples from regions of Germany, Mexico and Spain participated; they were tested on active aging and perceived discrimination. First, active aging was defined as high reported health...
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free text keywords: Discriminación por la edad, Envejecimiento, Gerontología, Discriminación por edad, Envejecimiento activo, Autopercepción del envejecimiento, Estereotipos de envejecimiento, Clinical psychology, Structural equation modeling, Physical therapy, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Life satisfaction, Perception, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Spite, Self-concept, Gerontology, Active ageing, Psychology, Mood, Age discrimination
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publication . Article . 2017

The role of perceived discrimination on active aging

Fernández Ballesteros, Rocío; Olmos, Ricardo; Santacreu, Marta; Bustillos, Antonio; Molina Martínez, Mª Ángeles;