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Why are Middle-Aged People so Depressed? Evidence from West Germany

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  • Hilke Brockmann, 2010. "Why are Middle-Aged People so Depressed? Evidence from West Germany," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 97(1), pages 23-42, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:soinre:v:97:y:2010:i:1:p:23-42
    DOI: 10.1007/s11205-009-9560-4
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    3. Jan Eichhorn, 2013. "Unemployment Needs Context: How Societal Differences between Countries Moderate the Loss in Life-Satisfaction for the Unemployed," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 14(6), pages 1657-1680, December.
    4. Kevin Tze-wai Wong & Victor Zheng & Po-san Wan, 2017. "A Dissatisfied Generation? An Age–Period–Cohort Analysis of the Political Satisfaction of Youth in Hong Kong from 1997 to 2014," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 130(1), pages 253-276, January.

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