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Health and Fiscal and Psychological Well-Being in Retirement

Mo Wang

in The Oxford Handbook of Work and Aging

Published in print March 2012 | ISBN: 9780195385052
Published online September 2012 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780195385052.013.0165

Series: Oxford Library of Psychology

Health and Fiscal and Psychological Well-Being in Retirement

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This chapter reviews research regarding retirees’ health and fiscal and psychological well-being in retirement. The chapter begins with a brief discussion of the meaning of health and fiscal and psychological well-being in retirement. It then introduces theoretical conceptualizations and relevant theories that may explain retirees’ wellness states in retirement. The chapter then shifts to review the empirical findings related to these phenomena. Specifically, the causes, consequences, and time-associated changes of these well-being states are examined. The chapter concludes with a consideration of future directions that may improve research in this field.

Keywords: retirement; health; fiscal well-being; psychological well-being; adjustment process; bridge employment

Article.  11297 words. 

Subjects: Psychology ; Organizational Psychology ; Health Psychology

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