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ERIC Number: EJ587222
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0091-4150
Meaninglessness in the Second Half of Life: The Development of a Construct.
van Selm, Martine; Dittmann-Kohli, Freya
International Journal of Aging & Human Development, v47 n2 p81-104 1998
A new construct of meaninglessness as a psychological dimension of everyday life is presented. Four theoretically based components of the construct were expressed in the self and life descriptions of 95% of 153 Dutch independently-living aged adults. Content analysis was used; components and explanations are discussed. (Author/EMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Netherlands