The Relationships Among Aging Stereotypes, Aging Anxiety, Social Support, Religiosity, and Expected Health Among Colombians

Luisa Fernanda Ramirez Rueda, Ximena Palacios Espinosa, Sheri Levy, Christina Dyar, Ashley Lytle

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The population of older adults is rapidly increasing throughout the world, particularly in Latin American countries. This increase makes it imperative to examine psychosocial perceptions and expectations of aging among these populations, which to date have received little research attention. This study aims to test two models of the associations among psychosocial perceptions, expectations of aging, and religiosity among 544 individuals (52.4% female) whose age ranged from 18 to 59 years (M = 31.7) living in Bogota, Colombia
Original languageSpanish (Colombia)
Pages (from-to)57-70
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Adult Development
Issue number2019
StatePublished - 2019

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