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Fakultät Sozialwissenschaften

New publication on gender differences in depression

Ausschnitt der Publikation "Gendered experiences of widowhood and depression across Europe" © Journal of Affective Disorders

Alina Schmitz has examined the gender-specific experiences of widowhood and their associations with depressive symptoms in four European regions. A particular focus is on whether loneliness and reduced financial resources contribute to the detrimental effects of partner loss on mental health.

To the article "Gendered experiences of widowhood and depression across Europe: The role of loneliness and financial resources from a longitudinal perspective"