Selected Publications of the German Ageing Survey (DEAS) in English

  • Engstler, H., & Schmiade, N. (2013). The German Ageing Survey (DEAS) - a longitudinal and time-series study of people in the second half of life. Schmollers Jahrbuch 2013, 133(1), 97-107.
  • Hoff, A. (2006). Geographical proximity and contact frequency between older parents and their adult children in Germany - cross-cohort and longitudinal perspectives. Generations Review, 16, 16-23.
  • Hoff, A. (2007). Patterns of intergenerational support in grandparent-grandchild and parent-child relationships in Germany. Ageing & Society, 27, 643-665.
  • Huxhold, O., Miche, M., & Schütz, B. (2014). Benefits of having friends in older ages: differential effects of informal social activities on well-being in middle-aged and older adults. The Journals of Gerontology, 69(3), 366-375.
  • Künemund, H., Motel-Klingebiel, A. & Kohli, Martin (2005). Do private intergenerational transfers from elderly parents increase social inequality among their middle-aged children? Evidence from the German Ageing Survey. Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences, 60B, p. 30- p. 36
  • Mahne, K., & Huxhold, O. (2012). Social contact between grandparents and older grandchildren: a three-generation perspective. In S. Arber & V. Timonen (Eds.), Contemporary grandparenting: changing family relationships in global contexts. Bristol: Policy Press.
  • Mahne, K., & Huxhold, O. (2015). Grandparenthood and subjective well-being: moderating effects of educational level. The Journals of Gerontology, 70(5), 782-792.
  • Miche, M., Huxhold, O., & Stevens, N. L. (2013). A latent class analysis of friendship network types and their predictors in the second half of life. The Journals of Gerontology, 68(4), 644-652.
  • Schöllgen, I., Huxhold, O., & Tesch-Römer, C. (2010). Socioeconomic status and health in the second half of life: findings from the German Ageing Survey. European Journal of Ageing, 7(1), 17-28.
  • Schüz, B., Wurm, S., Warner, L. M., & Tesch-Römer, C. (2009). Health and subjective well-being in later adulthood: Different health states - different needs? Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being, 1(1), 23-45.
  • Simonson, J., Romeu Gordo, L., & Kelle, N. (2012). Statistical matching of the German Aging Survey and the sample of active pension accounts as a source for analyzing life courses and old age incomes. Historical Social Research, 37 (2), 185-210.
  • Spuling, S. M., Miche, M., Wurm, S., Wahl, H.-W. (2013). Exploring the causal interplay of subjective age and health dimensions in the second half of life: a cross-lagged panel analysis. Zeitschrift für Gesundheitspsychologie, 21(1), 5-15.
  • Wurm, S., Tesch-Römer, C., & Tomasik, M. J. (2007). Longitudinal Findings on Aging-related cognitions, control beliefs and health in later life. Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 62B, p. P156-P164
  • Wurm, S., Tomasik, M. J., & Tesch-Römer, C. (2007). Serious health events and their impact on changes in subjective health and life satisfaction: The role of age and a positive view on aging. Manuscript under review.
  • Wurm, S., Tomasik, M. J., & Tesch-Römer, C. (2010). On the importance of a positive view on aging for physical exercise among middle-aged and older adults: cross-sectional and longitudinal findings. Psychology and Health, 25(1), 25-42.