Catherine E Ross
Affiliation: University of Texas
- Neighborhood disorder, psychophysiological distress, and healthTerrence D Hill
Department of Sociology, 336 Burdine Hall, University of Texas, University Station A1700, Austin, TX 78712 1008, USA
J Health Soc Behav 46:170-86. 2005..The outcome is poor health. This model is supported using data from the Welfare, Children, and Families project, a sample of 2,402 disadvantaged women in disadvantaged neighborhoods in Chicago, Boston, and San Antonio...
- Age and the balance of emotionsCatherine E Ross
University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
Soc Sci Med 66:2391-400. 2008..This paper examines results from the emotions module of the 1996 U.S. General Social Survey and finds support for the idea that age is associated with a shift from negative to positive and from active to passive emotions...
- Education and the gender gaps in health and mortalityCatherine E Ross
Sociology Department, University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA
Demography 49:1157-83. 2012..Because women report worse health but men's mortality is higher, education closes the gender gap in both health and mortality...
- Collective threat, trust, and the sense of personal controlCatherine E Ross
University of Texas, Austin, USA
J Health Soc Behav 52:287-96. 2011..Powerlessness and mistrust in turn are distressing, increasing levels of anxiety, anger, and depression...
- The interaction of personal and parental education on healthCatherine E Ross
Sociology Department, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712 0118, USA
Soc Sci Med 72:591-9. 2011..Finally, as the poorly educated age, the negative health effects of their parents' low educational attainment get worse...
- Neighborhood disorder, subjective alienation, and distressCatherine E Ross
Department of Sociology, University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712 0118, USA
J Health Soc Behav 50:49-64. 2009..Normlessness reflects neighborhood disorder but it appears to have little influence on distress. Social isolation has trade-offs in its connections to neighborhood disorder and to distress...
- Education and psychological distress among older ChineseCatherine E Ross
Sociology Department, University of Texas at Austin, 336 Burdine Hall, 1 University Station A1700, Austin, TX 78712 0118, USA
J Aging Health 20:273-89. 2008....
- Sex differences in the effect of education on depression: resource multiplication or resource substitution?Catherine E Ross
University of Texas at Austin, USA
Soc Sci Med 63:1400-13. 2006..Growth curve analyses of depression vectors confirm the resource substitution pattern. The adulthood life course pattern of depression levels and changes depends more strongly on education for women than for men...
- Family relationships, social support and subjective life expectancyCatherine E Ross
Department of Sociology, Burdine Hall 336, University of Texas, 1 University Station A1700, Austin, TX 78712 1008, USA
J Health Soc Behav 43:469-89. 2002..Feeling that you have someone who would care for you if sick appears to increase the sense of security about surviving future health crises, thereby increasing one's perceived inventory of the essential property--life itself...
- Depression, parenthood, and age at first birthJohn Mirowsky
Department of Sociology, Ohio State University, Columbus 43210 1352, USA
Soc Sci Med 54:1281-98. 2002..For women, health consequences limit the emotional benefits of prolonged delay of the first birth...
- Creative work and healthJohn Mirowsky
Sociology Department, University of Texas at Austin, TX 78712 0118, USA
J Health Soc Behav 48:385-403. 2007..Education reduces the amount of autonomy lost in employment. Managerial authority and occupational attributes influence autonomy and creativity but otherwise have little or no association with health...
- Measurement for a human scienceJohn Mirowsky
Department of Sociology, Ohio State University, 300 Bricker Hall, 190 North Oval Mall, Columbus, Ohio 43210 1353, USA
J Health Soc Behav 43:152-70. 2002..Using diagnoses to measure mental health presents a reified image of hidden disease knowable and manageable only by trained professionals--beyond the capacity of the suffering individuals to understand and control...