Gender differences in the impact of retirement on depressive symptoms among middle-aged and older adults: A propensity score matching approach.

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Summary of "Gender differences in the impact of retirement on depressive symptoms among middle-aged and older adults: A propensity score matching approach."

Retirement is one of the most important later-life status transitions related to changes in workforce participation, lifestyle, and social roles among older adults. The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of retirement on depressive symptoms by gender in middle-aged and older adult Koreans, using a large, nationally representative sample.


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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0212607


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