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Caring for the elderly - Introducing the theory of gerotranscendence as a supplementary frame of reference for caring for the elderly
Uppsala University, Humanistisk-samhällsvetenskapliga vetenskapsområdet, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Sociology.
1996 (English)In: SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF CARING SCIENCES, ISSN 0283-9318, Vol. 10, no 3, 144-150 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

In the present article an endeavour is made to present an introduction to a new theoretical framework for caring for the elderly. The theory of gerotranscendence holds that old age is a stage with its own specific quality of life. The venture included tw

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SCANDINAVIAN UNIVERSITY PRESS , 1996. Vol. 10, no 3, 144-150 p.
Keyword [en]
gerontology; theory; care of the elderly; gerotranscendence
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-57360OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-57360DiVA: diva2:85269
Addresses: Tornstam L, UNIV UPPSALA, DEPT SOCIOL, UPPSALA, SWEDEN.Available from: 2008-10-17 Created: 2008-10-17 Last updated: 2011-01-15

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