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Volunteering and psychological Wellbeing among young-old adults: How much is too much?

Windsor, Timothy; Rodgers, Bryan; Anstey, Kaarin


Purpose: Research concerned with the relationship between volunteer activity and psychological well-being has typically reported higher levels of well-being among older adult volunteers relative to non-volunteers. However, few studies have examined nonlinear associations between frequency of volunteer activity and well-being. We examined nonlinear associations between hours spent volunteering and psychological well-being, controlling for employment status, partner status, physical health, and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Gerontologist, The


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