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ERIC Number: EJ135729
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Publication Date: 1976
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Reminiscing and Ego Integrity in Institutionalized Elderly Males
Boylin, William; And Others
Gerontologist, 16, 2, 118-124, Apr 76
Erikson's theory predicts that reminiscing is an important part of satisfactory adjustment in old age. A questionnaire on reminiscing was administered to elderly institutionalized veterans, along with scales to assess the dimensions of ego adjustment. Those men who reminisced most frequently achieved higher scores on the measure of ego integrity. (Author)
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