Correlates of spirituality in older women.

  title={Correlates of spirituality in older women.},
  author={Ipsit V. Vahia and Colin A Depp and Barton W. Palmer and Ian Fellows and Shahrokh Golshan and Wesley K. Thompson and Matthew J. Allison and Dilip V. Jeste},
  journal={Aging & mental health},
  volume={15 1},
INTRODUCTION The role of spirituality in the context of mental health and successful aging is not well understood. In a sample of community-dwelling older women enrolled at the San Diego site of the Women's Health Initiative study, we examined the association between spirituality and a range of variables associated with successful cognitive and emotional aging, including optimism, resilience, depression, and health-related quality of life (HRQoL). METHODS A detailed cross-sectional survey… CONTINUE READING