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Dimensions of Spiritual well-Being: A Delphi Study

  • Vivian W. Q. LouEmail author
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Well-Being and Quality of Life Research book series (BRIEFSWELLBEING)

Abstract

Based on a thorough literature review, and a qualitative inquiry incorporating focus groups and in-depth interviews, a conceptual framework of spiritual well-Being for Chinese older adults has been proposed in Chaps.  1 and  2. This chapter resports a Delphi study that aimed to obtained a consensus among multi-disciplinary experts on the proposed conceptualiztion. Sixteen experts from four disciplines particited in a two-round Delphi processes, followed by two face-to-face meetings participated by eight experts. It was found that expert agreed that spiritual well-Being among Chinese older adults should reflect collectivist cultural, interdependence self-construct, and relational-oriented life.

Keywords

Spiritual Well-being Delphi Study Delphi Process Draft Conceptual Framework Spiritual Coping 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Social Work and Social Administration, Sau Po Centre on AgeingThe University of Hong KongPokfulamHong Kong SAR

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