Transitions,Wellness, and Life Satisfaction: Implications for Counseling Midlife Women

Degges-White, Suzanne; Myers, Jane E.
April 2006
Journal of Mental Health Counseling;Apr2006, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p133
Academic Journal
A diverse sample of 224 women, aged 35 to 65, participated in a study to examine the relations among transitions, life satisfaction, and wellness. The Women's Midlife Transitions Survey, developed for this study, provided information on the timeliness, expectedness, and impact of common midlife transitions. Implications for mental health counselors include the need to help midlife women understand and cope with a variety of common life changes that individually and collectively help to define their midlife experience.


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