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Development and validation of C.R.Y.S.T.A.L adjustment theory.

Christy C. Gabule - Dablo

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ABSTRACT 


       Much research has been conducted investigating post retirement adjustment as an evaluation of quality of life. Several studies and theories in social, psychological, and nursing field discuss adjustment period as a component in propositional statements. However, there is a need to develop a theory that focuses on adjustment process of retirement--a lifelong process of adjustment utilizing self and environment to be attained successfully. In this study, a theory on adjustment process was constructed by establishing axioms and developing propositions. The developed theory suggests that C.R.Y.S.T.A.L adjustment on positive experiences: starts sense of self, and happy acceptance after retirement lead to successful adjustment while on negative life experiences: starts sense of self, role shifting, and then reestablishes structure, leading to acceptance and successful adjustment.

Publication Type
Thesis/Dissertations
Thesis Degree
MD - PhD
Specialization
Gerontology Nursing
Publication Date
September 2015
LocationLocation CodeAvailable FormatAvailability
Cebu Normal University T D113 2015 Abstract Print Format
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