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Religion as a source of resilience for elderly Greeks in Melbourne, Australia

Avgoulas, Maria-Irini and Fanany, Rebecca 2012, Religion as a source of resilience for elderly Greeks in Melbourne, Australia, in Atiner's Conference Paper Series, Athens Institute for Education and Research, Athens, Greece, pp. 5-15.

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Title Religion as a source of resilience for elderly Greeks in Melbourne, Australia
Author(s) Avgoulas, Maria-Irini
Fanany, RebeccaORCID iD for Fanany, Rebecca orcid.org/0000-0001-7208-7975
Conference name Annual International Conference on Psychology (6th : 2012 : Athens, Greece)
Conference location Athens, Greece
Conference dates 28-31 May, 2012
Title of proceedings Atiner's Conference Paper Series
Editor(s) [unknown]
Publication date 2012
Conference series Annual International Conference on Psychology
Start page 5
End page 15
Total pages 11
Publisher Athens Institute for Education and Research
Place of publication Athens, Greece
Keyword(s) resilience
religion
Greek culture
elderly
Summary This paper discusses the role of religion in creating resilience among elderly individuals of Greek background in melbourne, Australia, who are suffering from chronic disease. The role of religion in forming their conceptualization of health is analyzed in the context of their linguistic and cultural background as well as in relation to how they view their heritage and cultural identity.
ISSN 2241-2891
Language eng
Field of Research 200208 Migrant Cultural Studies
Socio Economic Objective 920401 Behaviour and Health
HERDC Research category EN Other conference paper
Copyright notice ©2012, Athens Institute for Education and Research
Free to Read? Yes
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30048966

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