A Balanced Time Perspective in Adulthood: Well-being and Developmental Effects

@article{Webster2013ABT,
  title={A Balanced Time Perspective in Adulthood: Well-being and Developmental Effects},
  author={Jeffrey Dean Webster and Xiaodong Ma},
  journal={Canadian Journal on Aging / La Revue canadienne du vieillissement},
  year={2013},
  volume={32},
  pages={433 - 442}
}
  • J. Webster, Xiaodong Ma
  • Published 22 October 2013
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Canadian Journal on Aging / La Revue canadienne du vieillissement
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