Session 77:
Families and Health

Friday, May 1
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Mackinac East
Level 5

Chair: Felicia LeClere, University of Michigan
Discussant: Deborah Roempke Graefe, Pennsylvania State University

  1. The Relationship between Mental Health and Marital Dissolution: The Prior Depression and the Following DivorceChioun Lee, Rutgers University; Hyun Sik Kim, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  2. In Sickness and in Health: An Examination of Relationship Status and Health using Data from the Canadian National Public Health SurveySusan L. Averett, Lafayette College; Laura M. Argys, University of Colorado, Denver; Julia Sorkin, Lafayette College

  3. Is Marriage a Protective State? A Longitudinal Study of Families' Demand for Health CareValeria Bordone, University of Mannheim; Volker Ludwig, University of Mannheim

  4. Single Mothers, Union History and Health at MidlifeKristi Williams, Ohio State University; Sharon Sassler, Cornell University; Adrianne Frech, Ohio State University; Fenaba Addo, Cornell University

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