Periodicals>Journal Article:  Sone, Nakaya, Ohmori, Shimazu, Higashiguchi, Kakizaki, Kikuchi, Kuriyama, Tsuji (August 2008), Sense of Life Worth Living (Ikigai) and Mortality in Japan: Ohsaki Study, Psychosomatic Medicine, Retrieved on 2017-06-20
Folksonomies: ikigai


20 JUN 2017

 Ikigai and Mortality

Objective: To investigate the association between the sense of “life worth living (ikigai)” and the cause specific mortality risk. The psychological factors play important roles in morbidity and mortality risks. However, the association between the negative psychological factors and the risk of mortality is inconclusive. Methods: The Ohsaki Study, a prospective cohort study, was initiated on 43,391 Japanese adults. To assess if the subjects found a sense of ikigai, they were asked the que...
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