Personality Moderates the Improvement of Depressive Symptoms After Retirement: Evidence from the GAZEL Cohort.

@article{Airagnes2015PersonalityMT,
  title={Personality Moderates the Improvement of Depressive Symptoms After Retirement: Evidence from the GAZEL Cohort.},
  author={Guillaume Airagnes and C{\'e}dric Lemogne and Silla M. Consoli and J D Schuster and Marie Zins and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Limosin},
  journal={The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry},
  year={2015},
  volume={23 9},
  pages={941-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Previous studies have suggested a positive effect of retirement on depressive symptoms. The present study took advantage of the large-scale, prospective Gaz et Electricité (GAZEL) cohort to examine whether personality could influence this effect. METHODS Depressive symptoms were assessed in 1993, 1996, 1999, 2002, 2005, and 2008 with the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D). Among the participants for which changes in depressive symptoms after retirement could… CONTINUE READING