JASON S SCHNITTKER

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Happiness and success: genes, families, and the psychological effects of socioeconomic position and social support
    Jason Schnittker
    Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, 3718 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6299, USA
    AJS 114:S233-59. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Out and down: incarceration and psychiatric disorders
    Jason Schnittker
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6299, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 53:448-64. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Gene-environment correlations in the stress-depression relationship
    Jason Schnittker
    Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 9104 6299, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 51:229-43. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint The role of income and race/ethnicity in experiences with medical care in the United States and United Kingdom
    Jason Schnittker
    University of Pennsylvania, Department of Sociology, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6299, USA
    Int J Health Serv 38:671-95. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Look (closely) at all the lonely people: age and the social psychology of social support
    Jason Schnittker
    University of Pennsylvania, Department of Sociology, 3718 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6299, USA
    J Aging Health 19:659-82. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Enduring stigma: the long-term effects of incarceration on health
    Jason Schnittker
    Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, 3718 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6299, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 48:115-30. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychological factors as mechanisms for socioeconomic disparities in health: a critical appraisal of four common factors
    Jason Schnittker
    Department of Sociology, Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3718 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6299, USA
    Soc Biol 51:1-23. 2004
  8. pmc When mental health becomes health: age and the shifting meaning of self-evaluations of general health
    Jason Schnittker
    University of Pennsylvania, Department of Sociology, Population Studies Center, Philadelphia 19104 6299, USA
    Milbank Q 83:397-423. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Education and the changing shape of the income gradient in health
    Jason Schnittker
    University of Pennsylvania, Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, 3718 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6299, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 45:286-305. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint American attitudes toward and willingness to use psychiatric medications
    Thomas W Croghan
    Department of Sociology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:166-74. 2003

Research Grants

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Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Happiness and success: genes, families, and the psychological effects of socioeconomic position and social support
    Jason Schnittker
    Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, 3718 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6299, USA
    AJS 114:S233-59. 2008
    ..Yet the results also suggest that the role of genetic endowments varies considerably across different features of success, suggesting complex patterns of selection, reinforcement, and causation among genes and the environment...
  2. doi request reprint Out and down: incarceration and psychiatric disorders
    Jason Schnittker
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6299, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 53:448-64. 2012
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  3. doi request reprint Gene-environment correlations in the stress-depression relationship
    Jason Schnittker
    Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 9104 6299, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 51:229-43. 2010
    ..These exceptions do not put limits on environmental influence, but do suggest that genes operate in a complex life-course fashion...
  4. ncbi request reprint The role of income and race/ethnicity in experiences with medical care in the United States and United Kingdom
    Jason Schnittker
    University of Pennsylvania, Department of Sociology, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6299, USA
    Int J Health Serv 38:671-95. 2008
    ..Because inequalities in medical care reflect broader social processes, they are durable across very different health care systems and contexts...
  5. ncbi request reprint Look (closely) at all the lonely people: age and the social psychology of social support
    Jason Schnittker
    University of Pennsylvania, Department of Sociology, 3718 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6299, USA
    J Aging Health 19:659-82. 2007
    ..This article explores the relationship between age and social support. Previous research on the relationship has reached inconsistent conclusions...
  6. ncbi request reprint Enduring stigma: the long-term effects of incarceration on health
    Jason Schnittker
    Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, 3718 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6299, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 48:115-30. 2007
    ..Exploring incarceration could lead to, among other things, a fruitful synergy among studies on fundamental causes, stigma, and stress...
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychological factors as mechanisms for socioeconomic disparities in health: a critical appraisal of four common factors
    Jason Schnittker
    Department of Sociology, Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3718 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6299, USA
    Soc Biol 51:1-23. 2004
    ..Implications for theories of socioeconomic status and health are discussed and a more social psychologically sophisticated approach is encouraged...
  8. pmc When mental health becomes health: age and the shifting meaning of self-evaluations of general health
    Jason Schnittker
    University of Pennsylvania, Department of Sociology, Population Studies Center, Philadelphia 19104 6299, USA
    Milbank Q 83:397-423. 2005
    ..This crossover has important implications for the detection and treatment of depressive symptoms in later life...
  9. ncbi request reprint Education and the changing shape of the income gradient in health
    Jason Schnittker
    University of Pennsylvania, Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, 3718 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6299, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 45:286-305. 2004
    ..The results are discussed in light of theory regarding the perpetuation of health disparities, as well as current debates regarding the apparent incompatibility of distributive versus aggregative goals in health policy...
  10. ncbi request reprint American attitudes toward and willingness to use psychiatric medications
    Thomas W Croghan
    Department of Sociology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:166-74. 2003
    ..Although Americans perceive psychiatric medications to be effective, and this influences their willingness to take them, many still are not willing to take them...
  11. doi request reprint An uncertain revolution: why the rise of a genetic model of mental illness has not increased tolerance
    Jason Schnittker
    University of Pennsylvania, 3718 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6299, USA
    Soc Sci Med 67:1370-81. 2008
    ..Because of the blunt nature of the forces propelling a biomedical view--including the growing popularity of psychiatric medications--altering beliefs about the etiology of mental illness is unlikely, on its own, to increase tolerance...
  12. ncbi request reprint Chronic illness and depressive symptoms in late life
    Jason Schnittker
    Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, 3718 Locust Walk, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Soc Sci Med 60:13-23. 2005
    ..This age-graded effect emerges even for illnesses that are known to share a biological substrate with depression (e.g. vascular disorders). The results are discussed with respect to theories of illness, depression, and aging...
  13. doi request reprint Methuselah's medicine: pharmaceutical innovation and mortality in the United States, 1960-2000
    Jason Schnittker
    University of Pennsylvania, 3718 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6299, USA
    Soc Sci Med 70:961-8. 2010
    ..The overall relationship between innovation and mortality is sufficiently strong to warrant further consideration as a key determinant of trends in mortality...
  14. ncbi request reprint Misgivings of medicine?: African Americans' skepticism of psychiatric medication
    Jason Schnittker
    Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, 3718 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6299, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 44:506-24. 2003
    ..Health beliefs about psychiatric treatment, therefore, will continue to play an important role in understanding race differences in the use of psychiatric medications...

Research Grants1

  1. Social Psychological Pathways in Health and Cognition
    Jason Schnittker; Fiscal Year: 2002
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