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The decision appraisal model of regret
The changing nature of life regrets
IntroductionNew life stages promote new life goals and our most intense regrets should change in relation to our new goals and priorities.Research shows that 'Work' and 'Education' regrets are more common for older adults, ...
Influences on the stages and processes of exercise adoption in women
(Australian Academic Press, 2006)
What the hell was I thinking? Understanding the precursors to real-life regret.
The Dual-Process Theory of Regret (DPTR) proposes that the intensity of real-life regret is a function of both conscious and unconscious thought processes. Previous theories of regret consistently focus on failures of ...
It's my life: Evaluation report
(School of English & Media Studies, Massey University, 2014-11-28)
This report presents a snapshot of some outcomes from the by-youth for-youth It's My Life youth smokefree research project, which was funded by the Pathway to Smokefree New Zealand 2025 Innovation Fund. The report includes ...
A study of older adults: Observation of ranges of life satisfaction and functioning
(New Zealand Psychological Society, 2011)
Levels of daily functioning and life satisfaction in older people are investigated in this study. Surveys and interviews included 425 people aged 65+ and comparisons were made between three age groups (ages 65-74, 75-84, ...
Ageing in a material world
(The New Zealand Psychological Society, 2010)
The experience of ageing is shaped by social location. For those who experience economic hardship, the effects of a lifetime of disadvantage tend to accumulate in later life. The recent attention to positive and successful ...
Economic hardship among older people in New Zealand: The effects of low living standards on social support loneliness and mental health
(New Zealand Psychological Society, 2010)
By 2026 people aged 65 and over are projected to make up approximately 20% of the population of New Zealand. A focus on the positive aspects of ageing includes consideration of the factors that promote good mental health ...