FEATURESA Study on Yangsaeng (Health Management) of Korean Older Adults by 4 Constitution TypesKim, Jeong Suk PhD, RN; Sok, Sohyune R. PhD, RN Author Information Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, London, England (Dr Kim); and College of Nursing Science, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Republic of Korea (Dr Sok). Correspondence: Sohyune R. Sok, PhD, RN, College of Nursing Science, Kyung Hee University, 26 Kyunghee-daero, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul 130-701, Republic of Korea ([email protected]). The authors thank all the participants of this study. The authors declare they have no conflict of interest. Holistic Nursing Practice: November/December 2012 - Volume 26 - Issue 6 - p 317-325 doi: 10.1097/HNP.0b013e31826ed0ff Buy Metrics Abstract This study examined and compared the level of Yangsaeng (health management) of the Korean older adults by 4 constitution types. The study was a cross-sectional design. The participants were 189 elderly participants in South Korea. Data were collected using a demographic characteristics form, 4 Constitution Types Scale and Yangsaeng (health management) Scale. In findings, first, the level of Yangsaeng (health management) of lesser yang person was significantly better than those of greater yin person and lesser yin person. Second, greater yin person scored the highest in moral and sexual life Yangsaeng (health management), lesser yang person scored the highest in mind and diet Yangsaeng (health management), and lesser yin person scored the highest in activity and rest, sleep, and seasonal health Yangsaeng (health management). © 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.