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Making it count: Explorations of time limitation and meaning

Samson, Deborah;
Open Access English
  • Country: United Kingdom
This research explores the lived experience of women living in Britain aged between 59 and 66. Previous research on ageing has produced theories on specific aspects of ageing or particular challenges that face older adults but this study aimed to explore contemporary experiences of approaching or reaching pensionable age through the holistic perspective embraced by counselling psychology. Interpretative phenomenological analysis was conducted on the interviews and diaries of seven women in order to better understand how each individual experienced the themes that appeared to link them together. Findings included recognition of this period as a new and distinctiv...
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