Relationship of quality of life to dispositional optimism, health locus of control and self-efficacy in older subjects living in different environments

@article{Kostka2010RelationshipOQ,
  title={Relationship of quality of life to dispositional optimism, health locus of control and self-efficacy in older subjects living in different environments},
  author={Tomasz Kostka and Violetta Jachimowicz},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
  year={2010},
  volume={19},
  pages={351-361}
}
To describe the relationship of dispositional optimism, health locus of control and self-efficacy to quality of life (QOL) in older subjects differing in level of disability and institutionalisation. The study was conducted in the three groups of subjects aged ≥ 65: 110 relatively healthy community-dwelling elderly, 102 independent elders who voluntarily decided to live in veteran home and 112 inhabitants of a long-term care home. Life orientation test—revised (LOT-R), multidimensional health… CONTINUE READING

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