November 2, 2018 - 11:00 AM


Presentation title:  Depression's got a hold of me: Gender differences and generational trends in alcohol use and mental health among U.S. adolescents and adults

Date:  Friday, November 2, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

Speaker:  Katherine Keyes, Ph.D.

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About the speaker:  Katherine Keyes, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Epidemiology at Columbia University.  Dr. Keyes’ research focuses on life course epidemiology with particular attention to alcohol use disorders, including long-term outcomes of adverse childhood environments and cross-generational cohort effects on alcohol outcomes, drug use, and related psychiatric and chronic health outcomes. Her work has centrally focused on adolescent mental health and substance use, including the epidemiology of adolescent opioid, marijuana, and alcohol use in adolescence across historical time.  In this presentation she will highlight gender differences and generational trends in alcohol use, depression, and other mental health disorders among US adolescents and adults.