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Correlates of life satisfaction among the African-American elderly

Marguerite M. Coke

Correlates of life satisfaction among the African-American elderly

by Marguerite M. Coke

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Published by Garland in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older African Americans -- Attitudes.,
  • Older African Americans -- Social conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 111-116).

    StatementMarguerite M. Coke.
    SeriesGarland studies on the elderly in America
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1064.U5 C525 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination122 p. ;
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1543382M
    ISBN 100815305176
    LC Control Number91022333

    b) Correlates with believing that life is meaningful. A study by Brasson et al () indicated that the brains, bodies, and behaviours of adults diagnosed with _____ were more like those of younger adults; they did not age in the appropriate way. among low resource and status groups and are exposed to disadvantaged life circumstances (Herzog et al. ). Accordingly, African American older adults who have generally lower position on social status factors (e.g., income and education) should have lower SWB ratings. However, African American elderly often have comparable or higher levels.

    Most of the studies comparing happiness and life satisfaction among countries focus on averages. However, distributional differences are also important. Life satisfaction is often reported on a scale from 0 to 10, with 10 representing the highest possible level of satisfaction.   In contrast, a person's race is largely unrelated to life satisfaction after controlling for other demographic differences between groups.5, 8, 9, 17 However, Krause 12 recently reported lower life satisfaction scores among minority groups as compared with whites, although a nearly 3 to 1 difference in the employment rate (35% vs 13%), as well.

      The main objective of this study is to investigate the interrelation between life satisfaction, anxiety, depression, and hopelessness among Ankara University students. university students completed a test battery including the Beck Depression Inventory, the Beck Anxiety Inventory, the Hopelessness Scale and the Satisfaction with Life Scale.   J.S. GainesSocial correlates of psychological distress among adult African American males Journal of Black Studies, 37 (), pp. , / Google Scholar.


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The results of the study confirmed that family role involvement and participation in church activities were significant predictors of Life Satisfaction among African American elderly in general. Results also indicated significant sex differences. Females tended to manifest greater life satisfaction Cited by: Get this from a library.

Correlates of life satisfaction among the African-American elderly. [Marguerite M Coke]. In The Black Elderly: Satisfaction and Quality of Later Life, authors Marguerite Coke and James Twaite present the results of an empirical study of factors that influence the well-being of older.

Life Satisfaction among Black Urban Elderly James S. Jackson, John D. Bacon, and John Peterson The International Journal of Aging and Human Development 8: 2, Cited by: For them, self-rating of life satisfaction is r ecognized as a principal measure of effective.

adaptation to aging and well-being (Atchle y, ; Mannell, ). This study sought to. identify Author: Patricia Wilkerson. Falkman, P. W.:Objective Subjective and continuity Correlates of Life Satisfaction in an Elderly Population (Towa State University, Ames), doctoral dissertation.

George, L. K.:‘The imact of personality and social status factors upon levels of activity and psychological well-being’, Journal of Gerontol pp. – The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between life satisfaction and mortality in elderly people through Correlates of life satisfaction among the African-American elderly book year follow-up study of a prospective cohort.

Methods Among 3, participants of the Kangwha Cohort Study who survived in1, respondents of the Life Satisfaction Index (LSI)-A questionnaire were included. KEY WORDS: Institutionalised elderly people • Life satisfaction • Mixed methodology • Occupational therapy Introduction It is anticipated that the elderly people population in Malaysia will increase up to % by the year (Pala, ), whilst life expectancy has increased from to years old in males, and from to in.

Life satisfaction for the elderly correlates with _____. work B. companionship C. sexual activity The responsibility for preventing frailty among the elderly in a society falls to _____. adult children of aging parents B.

Belief in the afterlife may explain the high numbers of suicide among African American women. Objective The world population is aging rapidly and the well-being of older people is of great interest. Therefore, this study investigates the determinants of life satisfaction among the oldest-old (i.e.

individuals aged 80 or over) in China. Materials and methods We use the / Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Survey data (n = ) for this paper. Abstract.

Promoting life satisfaction in later life has long been both a policy and practice challenge. This study examined the association between older adults' self-image and life satisfaction, and that between their intergenerational relationships and life satisfaction.

Given that sources of wellbeing for older men and women may vary due to socially constructed realities in early life, gender differences were also investigated in the correlates of life satisfaction.

Perceived resources as a predictor of satisfaction with food-related life among Chilean elderly: An approach with generalized linear models. The journal of nutrition, health & aging, Vol. 21, Issue. 10, p. Social capital, social participation and life satisfaction among Chilean older adults: Ponce and et al/ Existence of social policies in relation to social participation of elderly people, high level of social participation of other members of the family: Increasing life satisfaction.

Life satisfaction among European American, African American, Chinese American, Mexican American, and Dominican American adolescents. Int J Behav Dev. ; 28 (5) doi: / Cacioppo M, Pace U, Zappulla C.

Parental psychological control, quality of family context and life satisfaction among Italian adolescents. Factors Affecting Life Satisfaction Among the Elderly You probably won’t find this surprising, but one of the most influential factors affecting life satisfaction for elderly people is wisdom—defined as having “expert knowledge in the fundamental pragmatics of life,” the tendency towards reflection on one’s own behavior and that of.

This paper was intended to examine how major life events – suchas retirement, deterioration of health, and loss of spouse –experienced in the aging process may affect the elderly's lifesatisfaction. An explanation was also proposed to the change inthe effects of age groups on life satisfaction because of thecontrol of the aging effect.

A simple form of a longitudinalsurvey conducted in. Introduction. The number of African Americans over age 65 is expected to triple between and (), underscoring the public health importance of understanding their mental health sion is associated with increased disability, chronic medical conditions, and stressful life events, while placing significant burden on patients, their communities, the economy, and the healthcare.

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Twaite, Marguerite M. Coke and Carlton Munson (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Poor blacks have a positive outlook on life. The correlates of current life satisfaction are well known: wealthier, more educated, healthier, religious, and.

Cross-national surveys administered to European older adults also confirm the relevance of these factors and show that age (life satisfaction is positively associated with age, see Angelini et al.

The LSITA scores correlate positively with the Salamon-Conte Life Satisfaction in the Elderly Scale (SCLSES; Salamon & Conte, ). For example, Barrett and Murk () reported a correlation of r between the total scores of the LSITA and SCLSES.

In essence, the broader marriage market for African American women may function to “inflate” their reports of satisfaction with nonmarital relationships (rendering them indistinguishable from those of African American men).

Among Black Caribbeans, women indicated higher levels of satisfaction with their romantic relationship than men.Lemon, B. W., V. L. Bengtson, and J. A. Peterson "An exploration of the activity theory of aging: activity types and life satisfaction among in-movers to a .