To study the relationship between psychological well-being and quality of relationships among the elderly who stay with and without children
- Country : India
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Psychological well-being can be described as a feeling of life satisfaction. Psychological well-being in the elderly can be determined or influenced by Cognitive, Distinctive, Emotional, Social, and other aspects. It is associated with self-perception and self-actualization as there are no single factors that determine a person’s well-being but can be determined by these factors. The link between psychological well-being and physical health is strong, and it may become even stronger as people get older, if only because the prevalence of chronic illness rises with age. The challenge of preserving wellness at senior ages is becoming increasingly important as life expectancy rises and therapies for life-threatening diseases become more effective. According to studies older people’s quality of life, assessments are influenced by their age, health, and other factors like social and family relationships, social roles, and activities. This study aims to inquire about the psychometric properties of ‘Psychological well-being in context to healthy aging’. Using two instruments- (PWBS) Psychology well-being scale and Quality of relationships. This study included 20 older adults, aged 60 and above who reside with or without children. Thus, the results will provide a quantitative evaluation of psychological well-being in the context of healthy aging.