Session 32:
Social Factors and Mental Health in Late Life

Thursday, April 30
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Nicolet B
Level 5

Chair: Briana Mezuk, University of Michigan
Discussant: Mary Elizabeth Hughes, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

  1. Gender Differences in Depression among Japanese Elderly: the Impact of Informal Social Support and Residency Status on Elderly Well-BeingAndrew D. Tiedt, Fordham University

  2. Till Death Do Us Part - Widowhood, Gender and Depression in Old-AgeBarbara Schaan, University of Mannheim

  3. Parenthood and Trajectories of Distress among Women in Later Life: Race DifferencesNaomi J. Spence, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Daniel E. Adkins, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  4. Depressive Symptom Trajectories after an Unexplained Loss in Later Life: The Role of Locus of ControlScott M. Lynch, Princeton University; Sarah O. Meadows, RAND Corporation

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