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Retirement, age, gender and mental health: findings from the 45 and Up Study

Vo, Kha; Forder, Peta M.; Tavener, Meredith; Banks, Emily; Bauman, Adrian; Byles, Julie E.; Rodgers, Bryan


OBJECTIVES To examine the relationships of retirement and reasons for retirement with psychological distress in men and women at the age of 45-79 years. METHOD Data from 202,584 Australians participating in the large-scale 45 and Up Study was used. Psychological distress was measured by the Kessler psychological distress scale. Associations between different work status and reasons for retirement with psychological distress were assessed for men and women at different ages using logistic...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014-10-01
Type: Journal article
Source: Aging & Mental Health
DOI: 10.1080/13607863.2014.962002


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