Max Planck Research Group

Gender Gaps in Health and Survival

At a Glance Projects Publications Team

Project

Intergenerational Coresidence and Mental Health

Conducted by Jennifer Caputo; Anna Oksuzyan, Mine Kühn; in Collaboration with Melissa Hardy (The Pennsylvania State University, Department of Sociology and Criminology, University Park, USA)

Multigenerational households can be economically beneficial, but coresiding may also increase conflicts. The project assessed how the shift from independent living to coresidence is related to the mental health of young adults and parents in the US.  Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Data and Surveys, Intergenerational Relationships, Life Course, Psychology

Region keywords:

USA

Publications

Caputo, J.:
Journal of Health and Social Behavior 60:2, 204–221. (2019)    
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