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Title How healthy are we? : a national study of well-being at midlife / edited by Orville Gilbert Brim, Carol D. Ryff, and Ronald C. Kessler.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  305.244 H83h 2004    ---  Available
Description ix, 687 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Series John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation series on mental health and human development. Studies on successful midlife development
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents MIDUS National Survey : an overview / Orville Gilbert, Brim, Carol D. Ryff, and Ronald C. Kessler -- Sex differences in health over the course of midlife / Paul D. Cleary, Lawrence B. Zaborksi, and John Z. Ayanian -- Socioeconomic position and health across midlife / Michael G. Marmot and Rebecca Fuhrer -- Social inequalities in health and well-being : the role of relational and religious protective factors / Carol D. Ryff, Burton H. Singer, and Karen A. Palmersheim -- Health, well-being, and social responsibility in the MIDUS twin and sibling subsamples / Ronald C. Kessler ... [et al.] -- Menopausal transition and aging processes / Alice S. Rossi -- Positive and negative affect at midlife / Daniel K. Mroczek -- Age and depression in the MIDUS survey / Ronald C. Kessler ... [et al.] -- Quality of American life at the end of the century / William Fleeson -- In their own words : well-being at midlife among high school-educated and college-educated adults / Hazel Rose Markus ... [et al.] -- Adaptive value of feeling in control during midlife / Margie E. Lachman and Kimberly M. Prenda Firth -- Social well-being in the United States : a descriptive epidemiology / Corey L. M. Keyes and Adam M. Shapiro -- Ethnic conservatism, psychological well-being, and the downside of mainstreaming : generational differences / Randall Horton and Richard A. Shweder -- Psychological well-being in MIDUS : profiles of ethnic/racial diversity and life-course uniformity / Carol D. Ryff, Corey L. M. Keyes, and Diane L. Hughes -- Is daily life more stressful during middle adulthood? / David M. Almeida and Melanie C. Horn -- Psychological well-being across three cohorts : a response to shifting work-family opportunities and expectations? / Deborah Carr -- Work, family, and social class / Alison Earle and S. Jody Heymann -- Family roles and well-being during the middle life course / Nadine F. Marks, Larry L. Bumpass, and Heyjung Jun -- Social responsibility to family and community / Alice S. Rossi -- Turning points in adulthood / Elaine Wethington, Ronald C. Kessler, and Joy E. Pixley -- Well-being in American : core features and regional patterns / Hazel Rose Markus, Victoria C. Plaut, and Margie E. Lachman.
Subject Middle age -- Psychological aspects.
Middle age -- Social aspects.
Middle-aged persons -- Health and hygiene.
Quality of Life -- psychology -- Middle Aged.
Attitude to Health -- Middle Aged.
Personal Satisfaction -- Middle Aged.
Social Values -- Middle Aged.
Added Author Brim, Orville Gilbert, 1923-
Ryff, Carol D.
Kessler, Ronald C.
ISBN 0226074757 (alk. paper)
Standard No. NLM 101206245

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