Attitudes to ageing and expectations for filial piety across Chinese and British cultures: a pilot exploratory evaluation.

@article{Laidlaw2010AttitudesTA,
  title={Attitudes to ageing and expectations for filial piety across Chinese and British cultures: a pilot exploratory evaluation.},
  author={Ken Laidlaw and Dahua Wang and Cl{\'a}udia J{\'u}lia Bruzzi Porto Coelho and Mick Power},
  journal={Aging & mental health},
  year={2010},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={283-92}
}
INTRODUCTION Filial piety (FP) is a central theme in Asian culture and is seen as care for one's parents as part of a traditional concept of Confucianism. Older people may hold strong expectations for FP from their children. Attitudes towards the experience of ageing may be influenced by how far one perceives their expectations to be met. METHOD A cross-sectional evaluation of expectation for FP and attitudes to ageing was undertaken in three different cultural groups--elderly Chinese… CONTINUE READING

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