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Studies

Braithwaite et al. (1986): study AU 1981

Publication

Author(s):
Braithwaite, V.A.; Bosly-Craft, R.; Gibson, A.
Title:
An Exploratory Study of Poor Adjustment Styles Among Retirees.
Source:
Social. Science and Medicine 1986, Vol. 23, 493 - 499

Investigation

Public:
60+aged, retired people, Sydney Australia, 1981
Survey name:
AU-Australian Aging and Family Project Survey
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1050
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

.. Satisfaction with life as a whole (full question not reported)
4  very satisfied
3  
2  
1  not very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-?-sq-v-4-f
Page in publication:
493-499

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Difficulty adjusting Attitudes to retirement Health related retirement Retired for heath reasons Reluctance Compulsory retirement (vs free choice) Getting used to change Adjustment to retirement Boredom Adjustment to retirement
Feeling bored (vs interested)
Nothing good Adjustment to retirement