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An instrument to measure engagement in life: factor analysis and associations with sociodemographic, health and cognitive measures

Parslow, Ruth; Jorm, Anthony F; Christensen, Helen; Mackinnon, Andrew


Background: It has been proposed that active engagement with life may protect against cognitive decline. However, existing instruments for measuring life engagement have covered limited domains. Objective: To present a new instrument to measure engagement with life; the RIASEC Activities List draws on activities categorised according to interest categories previously developed by Holland: Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising and Conventional (RIASEC). Methods: Participants...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Gerontology
DOI: 10.1159/000091829


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