Subjective age and its relationship with the successful aging

Samila Sathler Tavares Batistoni Carina Sayuri Namba About the authors

The article presents a theoretical review on the concept "subjective age" and evidences from the international literature on its relationship with indicators of successful aging. From the studies derived from the life span and life course perspectives in psychology and sociology, subjective age showed significant associations with measures of physical well-being and subjective, which can be considered an important variable in clinical research and a potential clinical indicator.

Subjective age; older people; aging

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