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Fides et Ratio - Revista de Difusión cultural y científica de la Universidad La Salle en Bolivia

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ALVAREZ-CABRERA, Percy Leonardo; LAGOS-LAZCANO, Juan Pablo  and  URTUBIA MEDINA, Yibran Andrés. Perception of Psychological Wellbeing and Perceived Social Support in older adults. Fides Et Ratio [online]. 2020, vol.20, n.20, pp.37-60. ISSN 2071-081X.

Abstract The objective of this study was to describe the levels of Psychological Well-Being and Perceived Social Support in older adults in the city of Arica, Chile. The sample was made up of 117 older adults. With an ex post facto retrospective design. The results indicated high levels of psychological well-being and perceived social support in older adults, establishing a correlation between both variables, women presented a higher score in domain of environment and friends, SENAMA participants presented greater autonomy than non-participants. Finally, the type of activity has an effect on the levels of Psychological Well-Being and Perceived Social Support.

Keywords : Psychological Well-being; Perceived Social Support; Elderly Activity; Participation.

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