publication . Other literature type . Article . 2007

Cross-sectional validation of the Aging Perceptions Questionnaire: a multidimensional instrument for assessing self-perceptions of aging.

Barker, Maja; O'Hanlon, Ann; McGee, Hannah M; Hickey, Anne; Conroy, Ronan M;
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  • Published: 26 Apr 2007
  • Publisher: e-publications@RCSI
  • Country: Bahrain
Abstract
<p>Abstract</p> <p>Background</p> <p>Self-perceptions of aging have been implicated as independent predictors of functional disability and mortality in older adults. In spite of this, research on self-perceptions of aging is limited. One reason for this is the absence of adequate measures. Specifically, there is a need to develop a measure that is theoretically-derived, has good psychometric properties, and is multidimensional in nature. The present research seeks to address this need by adopting the Self-Regulation Model as a framework and using it to develop a comprehensive, multi-dimensional instrument for assessing self-perceptions of aging. This study descr...
Subjects
free text keywords: Aged, Aged 80 and over, Aging/psychology, Cross-Sectional Studies, Female, Humans, Male, Perception, Questionnaires/standards, Self Concept, Psychology, Geriatrics, RC952-954.6, Geriatrics and Gerontology, Research Article, Rehabilitation, medicine.medical_treatment, medicine, Cross-sectional study, business.industry, business, Gerontology, Functional disability, Self-concept, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2007

Cross-sectional validation of the Aging Perceptions Questionnaire: a multidimensional instrument for assessing self-perceptions of aging.

Barker, Maja; O'Hanlon, Ann; McGee, Hannah M; Hickey, Anne; Conroy, Ronan M;