Which social needs are important for subjective well-being? What happens to them with aging?

@article{Steverink2006WhichSN,
  title={Which social needs are important for subjective well-being? What happens to them with aging?},
  author={Nardi Steverink and Siegwart Lindenberg},
  journal={Psychology and aging},
  year={2006},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={
          281-90
        }
}
In this study the authors investigated how satisfaction levels of affection, behavioral confirmation, and status, as three human social needs, relate to age, physical loss, and subjective well-being. Results (N=883, aged 65 to 98 years) revealed that (a) affection was relatively high and status was relatively low in all age and loss groups; behavioral confirmation showed negative age and loss effects but was better predicted by loss; (b) the three needs relate differentially to indicators of… 

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