Coping with the Transition from Work. The Psychology of Retirement is the first self-help guide to retirement based on highly proven psychological coping strategies. Provides the most comprehensive and coherent account of the challenges of retirement and the associated aging process Represents the culmination of over 30 years of clinical, teaching and research involvement in the main issues discussed within this book Draws systematically on applied scientific theories, accepted professional circles, which are interpreted and communicated by an applied scientist A constructive emphasis establishes the best possible coping strategies and perspectives Incorporating the latest research and well-established theories concerning how individuals adapt to retirement, The Psychology of Retirement is the first text of its kind to draw on proven psychological coping strategies. These strategies are described in the context of retirement, which is often an eagerly awaited respite from the working life, but which is too often a surprisingly stressful life event for which individuals are ill-prepared The self-help approach draws extensively on case studies of the personal experiences of retired individuals and the author s professional understanding, grounded in his work as a Clinical Psychologist with adults in Britain s National Health Service over the past 30 years. The book is a primer on coping with retirement by highlighting core issues and challenges, identifying positives, suggesting options, and encouraging an optimistic and constructive approach to this vital transition, complementing the traditional emphasis on the physical as well as the financial aspects of retirement. The result is a guide allowing readers to gain a better understanding of the psychological realities of retirement, and which clearly illuminates the most effective strategies for coping with the transition.
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