Session 24:
Demography of Mental Health

Thursday, May 3
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Continental Parlor 2-3
Ballroom Level

Chair: Bridget J. Goosby, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Discussant: Katrina M. Walsemann, University of South Carolina

  1. Same-Sex Cohabitation and Psychological DistressDustin C. Brown, University of Texas at Austin; Corinne Reczek, University of Cincinnati

  2. Historical Changes in the Gender Gap in Depression in the United States, 1971 to 2008Carla Medalia, University of Pennsylvania

  3. Mental Health among the Elderly in Sub-Saharan Africa - A Neglected Health Dimension?Iliana V. Kohler, University of Pennsylvania; Linda Kalilani-Phiri, University of Malawi; Michael Blank, University of Pennsylvania; Michael Hennessy, University of Pennsylvania

  4. As Fathers and Felons: Explaining the Effects of Current and Recent Incarceration on Major DepressionKristin Turney, University of California, Irvine; Christopher Wildeman, Yale University; Jason Schnittker, University of Pennsylvania

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