Thursday, April 11 / 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM · Meeting Room 213

Session 111
Demography of Mental Health

Chair: Debra J. Umberson, University of Texas at Austin
Discussant: Mieke B. Thomeer, University of Alabama at Birmingham

1. Depressive Symptom Trajectories among Recent Cohorts of Americans Ages 51-90: Differences by Gender, Race/Ethnicity, Education, and Birth CohortLeah Abrams , University of Michigan; Neil Mehta, University of Michigan.

2. Psychological Distress Over the Lifecourse: Evidence from the 1946, 1958 and 1970 British Birth CohortsDawid Gondek, UCL Centre for Longitudinal Studies; David Bann, University College London; Praveetha Patalay, UCL Centre for Longitudinal Studies; Alissa Goodman, UCL Centre for Longitudinal Studies; Marcus Richards, UCL MRC Lifelong Health and Ageing Unit; George Ploubidis , UCL Centre for Longitudinal Studies.

3. Educational Assortative Mating and the Gender Gap in Depression: A Cross-National ComparisonGina Potarca , NCCR LIVES; Clementine Rossier, Université de Genève.

4. Leaving Gets Easier as You Age: Effects of Cohabitation Dissolution on Mental Health by Age and GenderYang Zhang , University of Michigan.

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