Maja Wiest

LIFE Berlin

LIFE Fellow from 2008 to 2011, German Centre of Gerontology, Berlin

Dr. phil.

Dissertation completed in November 2011

Subjective Well-being and Mortality in the Second Half of Life

(Advisor: Clemens Tesch-Römer)

Selected Publications

Infurna, F. J., & Wiest, M. (2018). The effect of disability onset across the adult life span. Journals of Gerontology: Series B, 73, 755–766.

Infurna, F. J., Wiest, M., Gerstorf, D., Ram, N., Schupp, J., Wagner, G. G., & Heckhausen, J. (2017). Changes in life satisfaction when losing one’s spouse: Individual differences in anticipation, reaction, adaptation, and longevity in the German Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP). Ageing & Society, 37, 899–934.

Wiest, M., Schüz, B., Webster, N., & Wurm, S. (2011). Subjective well-being and mortality revisited: Differential effects of cognitive and emotional facets of well-being on mortality. Health Psychology, 30, 728–735.

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