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Marital status transitions and self-reported health among Canadians: A life course perspective

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This study focuses on the relationship between marital status transitions (the formation and dissolution of unions) and the self-reported health of adults in Canada. Empirical research has found that those in intimate unions generally enjoy better mental and physical health than the unattached and the dissolution of a union causes distress both for men and for women. Much remains to be understood about the effects of marital status transitions on health, especially from a life course perspect...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1007/s11482-016-9462-y

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Societies
Department:
Kellogg College
Sub department:
Ageing Institute (OIA)
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-6754-5134
Publisher:
Springer Publisher's website
Journal:
Applied Research in Quality of Life Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
2
Pages:
303-325
Publication date:
2016-04-15
Acceptance date:
2016-03-28
DOI:
EISSN:
1871-2576
ISSN:
1871-2584
Source identifiers:
655033
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:655033
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uuid:2eb31d39-705a-4bbe-9d3a-2603e95e3779
Local pid:
pubs:655033
Deposit date:
2019-02-21

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