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The role of bridge employment in the relationship between personality and retirement adjustment : a thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the requirement for the degree of Masters of Arts in Psychology at Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
(Massey University, 2019)
New Zealand’s older population is increasing, meaning that increased research needs to be undertaken to consider older individual’s needs. The present study uses the resource-based dynamic perspective postulated by Wang, ...
Loneliness among older people living in long term care settings in New Zealand : a thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Philosophy in Health at Massey University, Albany, New Zealand
(Massey University, 2016)
Introduction Loneliness is a major problem experienced by older people living in long term care settings. Among older people, loneliness has been associated with poorer physical and mental health. However, there is limited ...
An examination of the relationships between activity participation, social relations, and meaning in life among older adults in Aotearoa New Zealand : a thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Massey University, Manawatū, New Zealand
(Massey University, 2018)
Previous research suggests that a sense of meaning in life (MIL) contributes to physical and psychological well-being among older adults. Given the positive outcomes associated with MIL, it is important to identify sources ...
Posttraumatic-stress during later life : a cross-sectional and longitudinal investigation : a thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology at Massey University
(Massey University, 2009)
Older people may not only fall victim to traumatic events, but will inevitably encounter a host of late-life stressors that threaten psychological and physical well-being. In addition to current distressing occurrences, ...