Session 27:
The Demography of Mental Health

Thursday, March 30
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
San Fernando
Lobby Level

Chair: J. Scott Brown, Miami University
Discussant: Jennifer Roebuck Bulanda, Bowling Green State University

  1. Poverty and Adolescent Mental Health: The Role of Maternal Psychological ResourcesBridget J. Goosby, University of Michigan

  2. Parental Mental Health and Child Development: The Effects of Assortative MatingSarah O. Meadows, Princeton University; Sara McLanahan, Princeton University; Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Columbia University

  3. The Prevalence of Major Depressive Episode, Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Substance Dependence among Urban American Fathers: Evidence from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing StudyMarilyn Sinkewicz, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  4. Mental Illness as a Barrier to Marriage among Urban Unmarried MothersJulien O. Teitler, Columbia University; Nancy E. Reichman, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

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