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Mental Health Inequalities in the US

From a Sociological Perspective

Friday, October 9, 2015
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Library and Gallery, Albin O. Kuhn : Gallery

Michael Hughes, Professor of Sociology, Virginia Tech

Marta Elliott, Professor of Sociology, University of Nevada – Reno

Dawne Mouzon, Assistant Professor, Rutgers University – New Brunswick

Three sociologists will give short lectures about mental health inequalities in the US, with an emphasis on race and socioeconomic status. Michael Hughes will deliver a lecture entitled, “Racial Identity and the Mental Health Paradox,” Marta Elliott will deliver a lecture entitled, “The Onset of Mental Illness Among Men: A Stress Process Perspective,” and Dawne Mouzon will deliver a lecture entitled, “The Black-White Paradox of Disorders: Weighing the Empirical Evidence.”

Sponsored by the Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Social Sciences Forum

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