Development of the Gerotranscendence Scale Type 2: Japanese Version

@article{Hoshino2012DevelopmentOT,
  title={Development of the Gerotranscendence Scale Type 2: Japanese Version},
  author={Kazumi Hoshino and S. Zarit and M. Nakayama},
  journal={The International Journal of Aging and Human Development},
  year={2012},
  volume={75},
  pages={217 - 237}
}
This study developed the Japanese version of the Gerotranscendence Scale Type 2 (the GST2) and examined reliability and validity of the scale. In Japan, 525 community-dwelling older adults (Male = 260, Female = 265) answered a questionnaire. An exploratory factor analysis of the Japanese version of the GST2 revealed the same three-factor structure including the Dimensions of the Cosmic, the Coherence, and the Solitude, which had been reported by Tornstam with the omission of item 1. Reliability… Expand

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