Examination of Associations Among Three Distinct Subjective Aging Constructs and Their Relevance for Predicting Developmental Correlates.

@article{Brothers2017ExaminationOA,
  title={Examination of Associations Among Three Distinct Subjective Aging Constructs and Their Relevance for Predicting Developmental Correlates.},
  author={Allyson F Brothers and Martina Miche and H W Wahl and Manfred K Diehl},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences},
  year={2017},
  volume={72 4},
  pages={
          547-560
        }
}
Objectives This study examined (a) the empirical associations among three subjective aging (SA) constructs: felt age, attitudes toward own aging (ATOA), and awareness of age-related change (AARC); (b) the moderating role of chronological age in these associations; and (c) the predictive relevance of the SA constructs with regard to two developmental correlates: functional health and satisfaction with life. Method Participants were 819 adults aged 40-98 years from the United States and Germany… CONTINUE READING