Happiness and aging in the US: Why it is different from other places and why it matters

The past decade has brought increasing concern, in countries all over the world, of declines in mental health and well-being. Across countries, chronic depression and suicide rates peak in midlife. In the United States, deaths of despair are most likely to occur in these years, and the patterns are robustly associated with unhappiness and stress. … Continue reading Happiness and aging in the US: Why it is different from other places and why it matters