Assessment of Personal Well-Being in the Elderly (IN: Suicide in the Elderly: A Practioner’s Guide to Diagnosis and Mental Health Intervention)
Osgood N J
Discusses the measurement of life satisfaction or morale, lonliness, & stress in the elderly. The accurate assessment of inner states of psychological wellbeing is said to be important in understanding emotional states in the elderly & of identifying those at risk of suicide. Measures discussed are included in an appendix. 79 refs.