Dimensions of Spiritual well-Being: A Delphi Study
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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.
KeywordsSpiritual Well-being Delphi Study Delphi Process Draft Conceptual Framework Spiritual Coping
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