Reciprocity between depressive symptoms and physical limitations pre- and postretirement: exploring racial differences.

@article{Gayman2013ReciprocityBD,
  title={Reciprocity between depressive symptoms and physical limitations pre- and postretirement: exploring racial differences.},
  author={Mathew D. Gayman and Manacy Pai and Ben Lennox Kail and Miles G. Taylor},
  journal={Journal of aging and health},
  year={2013},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={555-73}
}
OBJECTIVE This study assesses (a) the reciprocity between mental and physical health pre- and postretirement, and (b) the extent to which these associations vary by race. METHOD Data are from the 1994 to 2008 waves of the Health and Retirement Study. RESULTS Analyses based on structural equation modeling reveal that depression and physical health exert reciprocal effects for Whites pre- and postretirement. For Blacks preretirement, physical limitations predict changes in depression but… CONTINUE READING

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