Professor Berit Ingersoll-Dayton is interested in social support and clinical research with respect to families in later life. Within the area of social support, she focuses on positive and negative aspects of support, gender differences, issues of equity and reciprocity, and cross-cultural differences in marital and intergenerational relationships. In relation to clinical research, she has assessed various group interventions with the elderly, intergenerational family therapy approaches, and methods of assisting employed caregivers of the elderly.
Interpersonal practice, mental health, doctoral program, family social support, gender differences, intergenerational relationships, elderly caregivers
|(734) 763-6577||(734) email@example.com||3841 SSWB||University of Michigan|
School of Social Work
1080 S. University
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
|1982||PhD||Social Work and Psychology||University of Michigan, Ann Arbor|
|1981||MA||Psychology||University of Michigan, Ann Arbor|
|1977||MSW||Social Work||University of Michigan, Ann Arbor|
|1975||BA||Psychology||Oberlin College, OH|
Chadiha, L., Ingersoll-Dayton, B., Dunkle, R., & Balestrery, J. (in press). Forms and meanings of respect: Aging mothers and adult daughters with mental illness. Families in Society.
Hernandez, E., Spencer, B., Ingersoll-Dayton, B., Faber, A., & Ewert, A. (in press). “We are a team”: Couple identity and memory loss. Dementia.
Dunkle, R., Ingersoll-Dayton, B. & Chadiha, L. (in press). Support in three generation families in the face of mental illness. Journal of Gerontological Social Work.
Park, S. Smith, J., Dunkle, R. E., Antonucci, T. C., & Ingersoll-Dayton, B. (in press). Health and social-physical environment profiles among older adults living alone: Associations with depressive symptoms. Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences.
Ingersoll-Dayton, B. Punpuing, S. Tangchonlatip, K., & Yakas, L. (2017). Pathways to grandparents’ provision of care in skipped generation households in Thailand. Aging and Society.
Weiss, D., Northouse, L., Duffy, S., & Ingersoll-Dayton, B., Katapodi, M., & LoRusso, P. M. (2016). Qualitative analysis of the experience of mental fatigue of family caregivers of cancer patients on phase 1 trials. Oncology Health Forum, 43(4).
Balestrery, J., Chadiha, L. A., Dunkle, R. E., & Ingersoll-Dayton, B. (2015). The social relationships and support of aging mothers whose daughters are mentally ill. Journal of Family Social Work, 18(2), 123-140.
Dunkle, R. E., Ingersoll-Dayton, B. & Chadiha, L. A. (2015). Support for and from aging mothers whose daughters are seriously mentally ill. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 58(6), 590-612.
Ingersoll-Dayton, B. (2015). The development of culturally sensitive measures for research on ageing. In M. Cutchin, C. Kemp, & V. Marshall (Eds.), Researching Social Gerontology. Sage Publications.
Foulk, M. A., Ingersoll-Dayton, B., Kavanagh, J., Robinson, E., & Kales, H. C. (2014). Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy with older adults: An exploratory study. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 57(5), 498-520.
Kwak, M. Ingersoll-Dayton, B. & Burgard, S. (2014). The receipt of care and depressive symptoms in later life: The importance of self-perceptions of aging. Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences, 69(2).
Ingersoll-Dayton, B., Spencer, B., Kwak, M., Scherrer, K., Allen, R., & Campbell, R. (2013). The couples life story approach: a dyadic intervention for dimentia. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 56(3), 237-254.
Kwak, M., Ingersoll-Dayton, B., & Kim, J. (2012). Family conflict from the perspective of adult child caregivers: The influence of gender. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 29(4), 470-487.
Thanakwang, K., Ingersoll-Dayton, B., & Soonthorndhana, K. (2012). The relationships among family, friends, and psychological well-being for Thai elderly. Aging and Mental Health, doi: 10.1080/13607863.2012.692762.
Ingersoll-Dayton, B., Dunkle, R. E., Chadiha, L. A., Lawrence-Jacobson, A., Li, L., & Weir, E. (2011). Intergenerational ambivalence: Aging mothers whose adult daughters are mentally ill. Families in Society, 92(1), 114-119.
Ingersoll-Dayton, B. (2011). The development of culturally sensitive measures for research on aging. Reprinted in M. Cutchin, C. Kemp, & V. Marshall (Eds.), Researching Social Gerontology, Vol31, 355-370. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
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