A factor analytic investigation of home-bound elderly individuals' concerns about death and dying, and their coping responses.

@article{Fry1990AFA,
  title={A factor analytic investigation of home-bound elderly individuals' concerns about death and dying, and their coping responses.},
  author={Prem S. Fry},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  year={1990},
  volume={46 6},
  pages={737-48}
}
  • Prem S. Fry
  • Published 1990 in Journal of clinical psychology
One hundred and seventy-eight home-bound elderly men and women participated in an investigation of death and dying concerns and coping responses used to deal with these anxieties. A semi-structured interview procedure was used to obtain responses from the subjects. The data subsequently were subjected to two factor analyses. The resulting factors from the interview and checklist responses of the elderly showed three major categories of elderly subjects' fears, which consisted of factors of (1… CONTINUE READING