Journal article

Successful Aging As A Multidimensional Concept: An Integrative Review

M Hosseini-Chavoshi, N Zanjari, M Sharifian-sani, H Rafiey, F Mohammadi-Shahboulaghi

Medical Journal of the Islamic Republic of Iran | Tehran University of Medical Sciences | Published : 2017

Abstract

Background: Successful aging as an umbrella term with a large amount of literature has emerged with a variety of meanings and dimensions in different studies. This article aims at determining what dimensions contribute to constructing the concept of successful aging. Methods: The method used in this study is an integrative review of published literature related to successful aging. This method includes both qualitative and quantitative studies. Data searching was conducted during November and December 2014 and was then updated in October 2015. First, 2543 articles were identified, and after the screening phase, 76 articles were eligible for inclusion in the integrative review. Results: The..

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