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Dr. Preston has discussed in common sense terms the psychological, financial and physical problems involved in planning for retirement. Those who are familiar with the author's earlier books, Psychiatry for the Curious and The Substance of Mental Health, will welcome again his facile style, apt use of colloquial phrases and the case illustrations in which we recognize our neighbors and ourselves.
The book is frank to say that some people can never retire successfully. However, the possibilities of making this adjustment can be increased by orienting our thinking in advance. Dr. Preston outlines some of the criteria for successful retirement
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Should I Retire?. Ann Intern Med. 1952;36:1140. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-36-4-1140
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1952;36(4):1140.
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