The age and subjective well-being paradox revisited: A multidimensional perspective

  title={The age and subjective well-being paradox revisited: A multidimensional perspective},
  author={Thomas Hansen and Britt Slagsvold},
This study re-examines the much-discussed paradox that although aging is associated with declines in many life domains, overall subjective well-being does not appear to decline sharply with age. We use data from two waves of the Norwegian NorLAG study (age 40-85, n=3,750) and examine age differences in change in well-being outcomes (life satisfaction, positive affect, negative affect, and depression) and factors that may account for age variations in such change. Outcomes show stability well… CONTINUE READING

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