ERIC Number: EJ294494
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1984
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Age Identification in the Elderly: Some Theoretical Considerations.
Baum, Steven K.
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, v18 n1 p25-30 1983-84
Reviews literature dealing with the discrepancy between chronological age and a person's perception of age. Found little evidence to support the labeling theory which suggests that older people who feel young are denying their age. Data suggested feeling young represents various dimensions of physical, psychological, and social well-being. (JAC)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: Canada