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Reliability and Validity of a Self-rated Analogue Scale for Global Measure of Successful Aging

Gwee, Xinyi; Nyunt, Ma Shwe Zin; Kua, Ee Heok; Jeste, Dilip V.; Kumar, Rajeev; Ng, Tze Pin


Objective: Dimension-specific objective measures are criticized for their limited perspective and failure to endorse subjective perceptions by respondents, but the validity and correlates of a subjective global measure of successful aging (SA) are still not well established. We evaluated the reliability and validity of a self-rated analogue scale of global SA in an elderly Singaporean population. Design: Cross-sectional data analysis using a comprehensive questionnaire survey. Participants and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
DOI: 10.1016/j.jagp.2013.09.002


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