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ERIC Number: EJ648422
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0738-7806
Defining Mental Health in Later Life.
Qualls, Sara Honn
Generations, v26 n1 p9-13 Spr 2002
Traditional models for defining mental health have used statistical definitions and symptom-based definitions. In a lifespan psychological approach, mental health in later life is defined as acceptance of the aging self as an active being who creates meaning, maintains maximum autonomy, and sustains positive relationships. (Contains 12 references.) (JOW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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Language: English
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