Session 18:
Marriage, Marital Dissolution, and Health

Thursday, May 1
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
3rd Floor

Discussant: Zhenmei Zhang, Michigan State University
Chair: Tetyana Pudrovska, Pennsylvania State University

  1. Bad Marriage, Bad Heart? Marital Quality and Cardiovascular Risks among Older AdultsHui Liu, Michigan State University; Linda Waite, University of Chicago

  2. Health Declines and Relationship Quality among Older AdultsYe Luo, Clemson University; Linda Waite, University of Chicago

  3. Does Marital Quality Protect against Distress? Marital Quality and Momentary Negative Mood in Later LifeDeborah Carr, Rutgers University; Jennifer Cornman, Independent Consultant

  4. In Sickness and in Health? Physical Illness as a Risk Factor for Marital Dissolution at Older AgesAmelia Karraker, University of Michigan; Kenzie Latham, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

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