Evaluación del componente afectivo de las actitudes viejistas en ancianosescala sobre el Prejuicio hacia la Vejez y el Envejecimiento (PREJ-ENV)

  1. Adelia de Miguel Negredo
  2. Carmen Luisa Castellano Fuentes
International journal of psychology and psychological therapy

ISSN: 1577-7057

Year of publication: 2012

Volume: 12

Issue: 1

Pages: 69-83

Type: Article

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SCImago Journal Rank

  • Year 2012
  • SJR Journal Impact: 0.544
  • Best Quartile: Q2
  • Area: Clinical Psychology Quartile: Q2 Rank in area: 99/264
  • Area: Developmental and Educational Psychology Quartile: Q3 Rank in area: 164/293
  • Area: Experimental and Cognitive Psychology Quartile: Q3 Rank in area: 81/131


  • Social Sciences: B


  • Year 2012
  • CiteScore of the Journal : 1.6
  • Area: Clinical Psychology Percentile: 55
  • Area: Developmental and Educational Psychology Percentile: 41
  • Area: Experimental and Cognitive Psychology Percentile: 25


?The study of the attitudes towards the oldness and the aging is important due to its repercussion in the behavior of the aged people and their physical and psychological health. In this study an instrument adapted to the old population is elaborated to measure the ageist attitudes that have the old people about their own process of the oldness and the aging. The sample composes 117 resident greater people in the island of Tenerife, with an average age of 68 years, without cognitive deterioration and with functional autonomy in their daily life. The results indicate a bifactorial structure for the Scale on the Prejudice Towards the Oldness and the Aging (PREJ-ENV), as well as a positive significant relation between the index of well-being and the factors of positive prejudice, and between the malaise and the negative factors of prejudice. The clinical utility for the evaluation of the ageist attitudes in its affective component is discussed.

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