Development of the gerotranscendence scale type 2: Japanese version.

  title={Development of the gerotranscendence scale type 2: Japanese version.},
  author={Kazumi Hoshino and Steven Howard Zarit and Makoto Nakayama},
  journal={International journal of aging & human development},
  volume={75 3},
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… CONTINUE READING

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