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Disengagement reconsidered
 — awareness of finitude
Author(s)John Stewart Sill
Journal titleThe Gerontologist, vol 20, no 4, Aug 1980
Pagespp 457-467
KeywordsEngagement ; Theory.
AnnotationA factor central to disengagement theory is the ageing person's realisation of impending death. This survey of 120 old people suggests this awareness is a good predictor of disengagement.
Accession NumberCPA-930527015
ClassmarkDN: 4D

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