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Almar  Kok

Post-doctoral researcher social epidemiology of mental health

My research focuses on psychosocial determinants of (changes in) the mental functioning of older adults. This includes:

I) Socioeconomic inequalities in health and mental functioning of older adults, with a focus on resilience and cohort differences;

II) Interrelations between mental, physical, and social functioning across the life course; and

III) Successful Aging.

I am experienced in the following research methods: I) Analysis of longitudinal (panel) data from population-based and clinical cohorts; particularly latent (class) growth modelling; and II) semi-structured qualitative interviewing