A life course perspective on retirement, gender, and well-being.

  title={A life course perspective on retirement, gender, and well-being.},
  author={Phyllis Moen},
  journal={Journal of occupational health psychology},
  volume={1 2},
  • Phyllis Moen
  • Published 1996 in Journal of occupational health psychology
The existing research literature on the links between retirement and physical and psychological health is examined. This synthesis characterizes the complexity of the relationship between retirement and health; points out potential gender differences in the nature, experience, and implications of retirement; and develops a life course model of the pathways through occupational career and retirement leading to health. Such a life course model suggests a research agenda that can produce important… CONTINUE READING