Visiting Research Fellowship

Visiting Research Fellowship – Professor Virginia Wilcox-Gok, University of Northern Illinois

Investigators

Wilcox-Gok, V. (University of Northern Illinois) and McNamee, P. (HERU)

Summary

Effects were estimated using the British Household Panel Survey (waves 1999-2006), with data from 273 Scottish households and 1,662 households in the remainder of the UK. Mental health was assessed using the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ), together with self-reported presence of depression, anxiety, or other mental health problem.

Contact

P McNamee

Status

Complete

Publications

Wilcox-Gok, V. and McNamee, P. Economic consequences of mental health problems in older people for other family members. Journal of Health Services Research & Policy.

Wilcox-Gok, V., and McNamee, P. Family Labour Supply Effects of Psychiatric Morbidity in Elders. Chief Scientist Office Final Report, December 2008.

Presentations

Wilcox-Gok, V. and McNamee P. Elder Health and Family Labour Supply. Scottish Government Health Directorates. Edinburgh. July 2008.

Wilcox-Gok, V. and McNamee, P. Economic consequences of mental health problems in older people on other family members. Service Delivery (SDO)/Health Services Research (HSR) Annual conference, Birmingham. June 2009.