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Golparvar M, Bozorgmehri K, Kazemi M S. Integrative Relationship Between Retirement Syndromes Components With General Health Symptoms Among Retired Adults. Salmand: Iranian Journal of Ageing. 2011; 6 (2)
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1- Department of Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Education, Khorasgan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran. , drmgolparvar@gmail.com
2- Department of General Psychology, Psychology & Educational College, Islamic Azad University, Khorasgan Branch, Esfahan, Iran
3- Department of Psychology, Psychology & Educational College, University of Esfahan, Iran
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Objectives: This research was administered with the aim of studying the relationship between retirement syndrome components with general health symptoms in retired adults in Esfahan city.

Methods & Materials: This research carried out in descriptive and correlational method. Research statistical population was the retired adults in Esfahan city, among them, 461 persons for participating to research were selected using stratified random sampling, and then retirement syndrome questionnaire (helplessness and failure, older and idleness, trying and new direction and conflict and confusion) and general health questionnaire (somatization, anxiety and insomnia, social dysfunction, and depression) administered to them.

Results: 1) Three components have predictive power for prediction of somatization, consisted of: helplessness and failure, older and idleness, trying and new directions, 2) for prediction of anxiety and insomnia, helplessness and failure, trying and new direction, older and idleness have significant predictive power, 3) For prediction of social dysfunction, helplessness and failure, and trying and new directions have significant predictive power, 4) For prediction of depression also, helplessness and failure and trying and new directions have significant predictive power.

Conclusion: The finding of this research revealed that, helplessness and failure along with trying and new direction are the two components which must be considered in retired adults. Therefore, it is essential for this two dimensions established counseling centers related to retirement centers for helping retired adults.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2011/03/10 | Accepted: 2011/05/25 | Published: 2011/07/01

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