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Effect of Family Relations as a Source of Meaning of Life and Self-transcendence Value on Successful Aging In Korean Elders

  • THE KOREAN JOURNAL OF DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
  • 2012, 25(1), pp.19-41
  • Publisher : The Korean Society For Developmental Psychology
  • Research Area : Social Science > Psychological Science

CHONG,YOUNG-SOOK 1 Seol-Ae Jo 1 안정신 1 정여진 1

1부산대학교

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ABSTRACT

The purpose of this study was to identify the effect of family relations as a source of meaning of life and self-transcendence value on successful aging in the elders of Korea. The result was as follows:First, Korean elders considered that family relations as the most important domain from the 11domains suggested. Physical and mental health were also regarded as critical domains including psychological well-being. Second, the different results were reported between the group with high intimacy family relations and the group with relatively lower family relations in terms of successful aging. Lastly, this study analyzed the influential elements and factors in successful aging based on multiple regressions. This study concluded that family relations and self-transcendence value have a significant impact on successful aging.

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This paper was written with support from the National Research Foundation of Korea.