Self-transcendence and depression in middle-age adults.

  title={Self-transcendence and depression in middle-age adults.},
  author={C R Ellermann and Pamela G. Reed},
  journal={Western journal of nursing research},
  volume={23 7},
Self-transcendence has been found to be an important correlate of mental health in older adults and adults facing the end of life. This study extends current theory by examining the relationship of transcendence and other transcendence variables to depression in middle-age adults (N = 133). Reed's Self-Transcendence Scale, the Center for Epidemiological Studies-Depression Scale, and measures of parenting, acceptance and spirituality were administered. Findings indicating significant inverse… CONTINUE READING

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