Saying goodbye and saying it well: Consequences of a (not) well-rounded ending.

  title={Saying goodbye and saying it well: Consequences of a (not) well-rounded ending.},
  author={Bettina Schw{\"o}rer and Nora Rebekka Krott and Gabriele Oettingen},
  journal={Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation},
Every period in life eventually comes to an often foreseeable end, yet research on how people cope with foreseeable endings is sparse. In 7 studies, we investigated whether people benefit from ending in a well-rounded way, that is, with the feeling that all that could have been done was done and with a sense of closure. Across all studies, we observed that well-rounded endings were associated with positive affect, little regret, and an easy transition into the next life phase. In Studies 1… 

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