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Retirement and Life Satisfaction: A Resource-Based Dynamic Perspective

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Title: Retirement and Life Satisfaction: A Resource-Based Dynamic Perspective
Authors: Hansson, Isabelle
Issue Date: 29-Aug-2019
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Psychology ; Psykologiska institutionen
Parts of work: I. Hansson, I., Buratti, S., Thorvaldsson, V., Johansson, B., & Berg, A. I. (2018). Changes in life satisfaction in the retirement transition: Interaction effects of transition type and individual resources. Work, Aging and Retirement, 4, 352–366.

II. Hansson, I., Buratti, S., Johansson, B., & Berg, A. I. (2018). Beyond health and economy: Resource interactions in retirement adjustment. Aging and Mental Health.

III. Hansson, I., Buratti, S., Thorvaldsson, V., Johansson, B., & Berg, A. I. (2019). Disentangling the mechanisms of retirement adjustment: Determinants and consequences of subjective wellbeing. Manuscript submitted for publication.

IV. Hansson, I., Henning, G., Buratti, S., Lindwall, M., Kivi, M., Johansson, B., & Berg, A. I. (2019). The role of personality in retirement adjustment: Longitudinal evidence for the effects on life satisfaction. Manuscript submitted for publication.
Date of Defence: 2019-09-20
Disputation: Fredagen den 20 september 2019, klockan 10.00, sal F1, Psykologiska institutionen, Haraldsgatan 1, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Doctoral Dissertation
Keywords: individual resources
life satisfaction
resource-based dynamic perspective
retirement adjustment
retirement transition
Abstract: Retirement from work is a major life event requiring adjustment to new life circumstances. The impact of retirement on well-being has been shown to vary, not only between individuals, but also within individuals over time. The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate differences between and within individuals in life satisfaction in the last years before and the first years following retirement. The resource-based dynamic model was used as a theoretical framework for understanding how and w... more
ISBN: 978-91-7833-545-9 (PDF)
978-91-7833-544-2 (Print)
ISSN: 1101-718X
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