Social group memberships in retirement are associated with reduced risk of premature death: evidence from a longitudinal cohort study
OPEN BMJ open | 18 Feb 2016
NK Steffens, T Cruwys, C Haslam, J Jetten and SA Haslam
Retirement constitutes a major life transition that poses significant challenges to health, with many retirees experiencing a precipitous decline in health status following retirement. We examine the extent to which membership in social groups following retirement determines quality of life and mortality.
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