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Zaheri Abdehvand Z, Falsafinejad M R, Khodabakhshi-koolaee A. Opinions and Experiences of National Iranian Oil Company Retirees About Psychological Well-Being: A Grounded Theory Approach. PCP. 2022; 10 (3)
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1- Department of Counseling, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.
2- Department of Assessment and Measurement, Faculty of Psychology & Educational Sciences, Allameh Tabataba'i University, Tehran, Iran , falsafinejad@atu.ac.ir
3- Department of Psychology & Educational Sciences, Faculty of Humanities, Khatam University, Tehran, Iran
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Objective: Mental health refers to having emotional balance and social adjustment, feeling comfortable, the absence of mental illness, the integration of personality, and the knowledge of self and the environment. This study aimed to Opinions and experiences of Iranian oil company retirees about psychological well-being.
Methods: To this aim, this qualitative study was conducted using the grounded theory approach.  The participants in this study were 15 retired senior managers of the National Iranian Oil Company in Tehran who were selected through purposive sampling and based on the theoretical saturation criterion in 2021. The data in this study were collected through semi-structured interviews and were analyzed using Corbin and Strauss’ (1998) method.
Results: Data analysis revealed 3 selective codes (self-coherence and the balance between life needs and satisfaction with the current situation, contextual factors promoting psychological health in older adults, and the process of achieving psychological health and well-being in older adults), 11 axial codes, and 67 open codes.
Conclusion: The insights from present research can be used for developing and implementing therapeutic and educational models for older adults and recognizing the retirements concerns. in addition, understanding the opinions and experiences of psychological well-being of older people helping health-care system and social welfare professionals to realized psychological needs of them.   
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Rehabilitation
Received: 2022/03/14 | Accepted: 2022/06/22 | Published: 2022/07/24

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