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Experimental Psychology (Russia)

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17759/exppsy

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Predictors of subjective age and emotional health in the elderly 2515

Melehin A.I., PhD in Psychology, Clinical psychologist of the highest category, Rehabilitation Clinic in Khamovniki District, Medical center "Laguna Med", Moscow, Russia, clinmelehin@yandex.ru
Sergienko E.A., Doctor of Psychology, leading researcher, Institute of psychology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, elenas13@mail.ru
Abstract
This article describes the importance of the subjective age in understanding mental health in middle and old age. This phenomenon of positive illusions age estimates. Concretized the concept of emotional health. Presents the factors influencing the self-perception of age in later life. Within the framework of empirical research shows that elderly persons multikomorbidnost diseases, changes in emotional health are all factors influencing the subjective age and its components.

Keywords: chronological age, subjective age, aging, emotional health, old age

Column: Psychology of Personality

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17759/exppsy.2015080316

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