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Change and Continuity in Psychological Health Across the Retirement Transition: Interindividual Differences and Post-Retirement Adjustment

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Title: Change and Continuity in Psychological Health Across the Retirement Transition: Interindividual Differences and Post-Retirement Adjustment
Authors: Henning, Georg
Issue Date: 5-Sep-2019
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Psychology ; Psykologiska institutionen
Parts of work: Henning, G., Hansson, I., Berg, A.I., Lindwall, M., & Johansson, B. (2017). The role of personality for subjective well-being in the retirement transition – Comparing variable- and person-oriented models. Personality and Individual Differences, 116, 385-392.

Henning, G., Stenling, A., Tafvelin, S., Hansson, I., Kivi, M., Johansson, B., & Lindwall, M. (2019). Preretirement work motivation and subsequent retirement adjustment: A self-determination theory perspective. Work, Aging and Retirement, 5, 189-203.

Henning, G., Bjälkebring, P., Stenling, A., Thorvaldsson, V., Johansson, B., & Lindwall, M. (2019). Changes in within- and between-person associations between basic psychological need satisfaction and well-being after retirement. Journal of Research in Personality, 79, 151-160.

Henning, G., Stenling, A., Bjälkebring, P., Bielak, A.A.M., Gow, A.J., Kivi, M., Muniz-Terrera, G., Johansson, B., & Lindwall, M. (under review). Towards an active and happy retirement? Changes in leisure activity and depressive symptoms during the retirement transition.
Date of Defence: 2019-09-27
Disputation: Fredagen den 27 september 2019, kl. 10:00, sal F1, Psykologiska institutionen, Haraldsgatan 1, Göteborg.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Doctoral Dissertation
Keywords: adaptation
leisure activity
retirement adjustment
self-determination theory
work motivation
Abstract: Retirement is an important life event. Individuals leave their place of work, which often played a vital part in their daily lives, and enter a new phase of life with new opportunities, new challenges and new roles. The overarching aim of the present thesis is to shed light on changes in psychological health across the transition to retirement. All studies were based on the longitudinal Health, Aging and Retirement Transitions in Sweden (HEARTS) study, which follows older Swedish adults (n = 5,9... more
ISBN: 978-91-7833-580-0
ISSN: 1101-718X
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