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Elderly and QOL

  • M. Joseph Sirgy
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Part of the Social Indicators Research Series book series (SINS, volume 50)

Abstract

This chapter will describe research related to the psychology of QOL of the elderly. The chapter begins by providing the reader a basic understanding of how QOL of the elderly is conceptualized and measured. Then, we will move to mining the QOL literature regarding factors that impact elderly subjective well-being.

Keywords

Life Satisfaction Positive Affect Affective Dimension International Social Survey Program High Positive Affect 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Joseph Sirgy
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  1. 1.Department of Marketing Pamplin College of BusinessVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburgUSA

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