Looking back: an analysis of reminiscence function and triggers.

  title={Looking back: an analysis of reminiscence function and triggers.},
  author={M D Romaniuk and Jean Gasen Romaniuk},
  journal={Experimental aging research},
  volume={7 4},
The purpose of this study was two-fold: to determine if hypothesized functions and triggers of reminiscence are empirically supported by a Reminiscence Uses Scale and Reminiscence Triggers Scale, and to determine if functions can be predicted from triggers subject variables.Ninety-one elderly residents of retirement communities completed the paper and pencil survey instrument. A factor analysis of the Reminiscence Uses Scale yielded three factor subscales: Self-Regard/Image Enhancement, Present… CONTINUE READING

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