Burr, Andrew and Santo, Jonathan B. and Pushkar, Dolores (2009) Affective Well-Being in Retirement: The Influence of Valuers, Money and Health Across Three Years. Journal of Happiness Studies . ISSN 1389-4978
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In this study, personal values, health and financial status were investigated as determinates of affective well-being in a sample of 371 recent retirees across 3 years. Personal values, measured with the Portrait Value Questionnaire (Schwartz et al. in J Cross Cult Psychol 32:519-542, 2001), were hypnotized to show direct links to positive effect (PA) and negative affect (NA) as well as to moderate the association between financial and health status and affective well-being. Using structural equation modeling, higher PA was predicted by female gender, better finances, fewer illnesses, and higher self-transcendence (SE) and lower OC values. SE and OC also moderate the association between financial status and PA. Longitudinal analysis indicated a relatively stable pattern of associations across 3 years. While the impact of finances on affect was stable over time, the effects of health and values increased across 3 years.
|Divisions:||Concordia University > Research Units > Centre for Research in Human Development|
Concordia University > Faculty of Arts and Science > Psychology
|Authors:||Burr, Andrew and Santo, Jonathan B. and Pushkar, Dolores|
|Journal or Publication:||Journal of Happiness Studies|
|Date:||10 November 2009|
|Keywords:||Values, Subjective well-being, Retirement, Finance, Health|
|Deposited By:||DOLORES PUSHKAR|
|Deposited On:||23 Feb 2010 16:16|
|Last Modified:||08 Dec 2010 15:51|
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