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How Economic and Social Disadvantage Affects Health and Life Opportunities

  • Geoffrey Swain, Sheri Johnson, and Katie Ports
  • June 8 2016
  • W25-2016

In this webinar, the presenters will discuss how economic and social disadvantages are associated with worse health outcomes over the life course. The presentations will focus on:

· How individual- and community-level deprivation and chronic, unmitigated stress affects health in different stages of the life course
· Perceived discrimination among young adult expectant parents
· The effects of adverse childhood experiences on long-term health outcomes


Child Development & Well-Being, Child Maltreatment & Child Welfare System, Children, Family & Partnering, Health, Parenting, Social Determinants of Health