The aging process leads to normative age-related bodily and functional declines and numerous social changes and life events that potentially threaten the self-concept. Despite these changes, the majority of older adults are able to maintain a positive sense of self and remain resilient. This article presents an integrative review of the empirical literature addressing self-concept in older adults.
- Integrative review
- Older adults
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Complementary and alternative medicine
- Advanced and Specialized Nursing