Max Planck Research Group

Gender Gaps in Health and Survival

At a Glance Projects Publications Team

Project

Parenthood, Health, and Well-Being

Conducted by Mine Kühn; Anna Oksuzyan, Jennifer Caputo; in Collaboration with Simon Robin (Wake Forest University, Department of Sociology, Winston-Salem, USA)

This project assessed how parenthood is related to parental mental and physical health and how these associations differ for parents of young, teenage, and adult children. It also focused on the consequences of single parenthood for the health and survival of women and men.  Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Ageing, Mortality and Longevity, Data and Surveys, Family Behavior, Life Course

Region keywords:

Denmark, Finland, USA

Publications

Simon, R. W.; Caputo, J.:
Society and Mental Health 9:3, 296–315. (2019)    
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