Journal article

Attachment: the mediating role of hope, religiosity, and life satisfaction in older adults

Saeed Pahlevan Sharif, Mohammadreza Amiri, Kelly-Ann Allen, Hamid Sharif Nia, Fatemeh Khoshnavay Fomani, Yasaman Hatef Matbue, Amir Hossein Goudarzian, Sedigheh Arefi, Ameneh Yaghoobzadeh, Hassam Waheed

HEALTH AND QUALITY OF LIFE OUTCOMES | BMC | Published : 2021

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Attachment and support from family and friends are core to the experiences of ageing for older adults. The purpose of this study is to examine the relationships between attachment styles and hope, religiosity, and life satisfaction and provide new knowledge that may assist future planning for a rapidly ageing global population. METHODS: In this cross-sectional study, 504 Iranian older adult participants from Qazvin province were recruited between December 2015 and April 2016. They completed a questionnaire that included the Revised Adult Attachment Scale, the Life Satisfaction Index-Z, and the Herth Hope Index. RESULTS: Participants in the study had a mean age of 66.20 years (SD:..

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