Conceptualizing Spiritual well-Being: A Qualitative Inquiry
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In reviewing the literature on spiritual well-Being in the Chinese context, it becomes clear that Chinese spirituality has not yet been systematically studied. Not only is there a lack of theoretical discussion of its conceptualization, but the underlying mechanism has not been studied or developed. Against this background, a qualitative study that aimed to explore the meaning of spiritual well-Being among Chinese older adults was conducted. This chapter describes the background, methodology, and findings based on focus group discussions and in-depth interviews conducted with members of four key stakeholder groups, including community-dwelling older adults, long-term care facility residents, family caregivers, and formal caregivers.
KeywordsFocus Group Social Security Family Caregiver Religious Affiliation Chinese Context
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