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end of life


Book Chapters


Carr, Deborah. 2011. "Death and Dying." Pp. 121 in The Concise Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, edited by G. Ritzer. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing   (no copy available)
Carr, Deborah. Forthcoming. "Experiencing Loss: Widowhood and Death." in Experiencing Aging: A Social Gerontology Reader, edited by D. C. a. V. Phua. New York: Linus Publishing   (no copy available)
Carr, Deborah. Forthcoming. "Death and Dying." in In The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health and Society, edited by W. Cockerham. New York: Wiley-Blackwell   (no copy available)
Carr, Deborah. Forthcoming. "Widows and Widowers." in Encyclopedia of Death and the Human Experience, edited by D. L. P. a. C. D. Bryant. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage   (no copy available)

Journal Articles


Keary, Sara and Sara Moorman. 2015. "Patient-Physician End-of-Life Discussions in the Routine Care of Medicare Beneficiaries." Journal of Aging and Health Forthcoming PMCID: 25649675  (no copy available)
Jokela, M., D. Batty, T. Hintsa, M. Elovainio, C. Hakulinen, and M. Kivimaki. 2014. "Is Personality Associated with Cancer Incidence and Mortality? An Individual-Participant Meta-Analysis of 2156 Incident Cancer Cases Among 42,843 Men and Women." British Journal of Cancer 110:1820-1824 PMCID: Pending  (no copy available)
Pudrovska, Tettyana. 2014. "Early-Life Socioeconomic Status and Mortality at Three Life Course Stages: An Increasing Within-Cohort Inequality." Journal of Health and Social Behavior 55 PMCID: 24818953  (no copy available)
Pudrovska, Tettyana and Benedicta Anikputa. 2014. "Early-Life Socioeconomic Status and Mortality in Later Life: An Inegration of Four Life-Course Mechanisms." The Journals of Gerontology Serise B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences 69 PMCID: 24496607   (no copy available)
Jokela, Markus, David Batty, Solja Nyberg, and Et al. 2013. "Personality and All-Cause Mortality: Individual-Participant Meta-Analysis of 3,947 Deaths in 76,150 Adults." American Journal of Epidemiology 178:667-675 PMCID: PMC3755650   (no copy available)
Jokela, Markus, Laura Pulkki-Raback, Marko Elovainio, and Mika Kivimaki. 2013. "Personality Traits as Risk Factors for Stroke and Coronary Heart Disease Mortality: Pooled Analysis of Three Cohort Studies." Journal of Behavioral Medicine Forthcoming PMCID: 24203126  (no copy available)
Ha, Jung-Hwa and Manacy Pai. 2013. "Do Personality Traits Moderate the Impact of Care Receipt on End-of-Life Care Planning?" Gerontologist 52:759-769 PMCID: PMC3495908   (no copy available)
Carr, Deborah, Sara Moorman, and Kathrin Boerner. 2013. "End-of-Life Planning in a Family Context: Does Relationship Quality Affect Whether (and with whom) Older Adults Plan?" Journals of Gerontology Series B 68:586-592 PMCID: 23689997  (no copy available)
Carr, Deborah. 2013. "Why Are Economically Disadvantaged Americans Less Likely Than Wealthier Persons to Make Preparations for Their End-of-Life Health Care?" Journal of Health and Social Behavior 53:296 PMCID: 22940812  (no copy available)
Moorman, S., D. Carr, K. Kirchhoff, and B. Hammes. 2012. "An Assessment of Social Diffusion in the Respecting Choices Advance Care Planning Program." Death Studies 36:301-322 PMCID: PMC3982862   (no copy available)
Carr, Deborah. 2012. "The Social Stratification of Older Adults' Preperations for End-of-Life Health Care." Journal of Health and Social Behavior 53:297-312 PMCID: 22940813  Publication
Ha, Jung-Hwa and Manacy Pai. 2012. "Do Personality Traits Moderate the Impact of Care Receipt on End-of-Life Care Planning?" The Gerontologist:1-11 PMCID: 22459693  Publication
Pudrovska, Tetyana, Andriy Anishkin, and Yifang Shen. 2012. "Early-Life Socioeconomic Status and the Prevalence of Breast Cancer in Later Life." Research on Aging 34:302-320 PMCID: 22936839   Publication
Sharp, Shane, Deborah Carr, and Cameron Macdonald. 2012. "Religion and End-of-Life Treatment Preferences: Assessing the Effects of Religious Denomination and Beliefs." Social Forces 91:275-298 PMCID: Pending  Publication
Garrido, Melissa, Ellen Idler, Howard Leventhal, and Deborah Carr. 2011. "Advance Care Planning: The Role of End-of-Life Values and Beliefs about Control over the Length of Life." PMCID: Pending  (no copy available)
Moorman, Sara M. 2011. "The Importance of Feeling Understood in Marital Conversations About End-of-Life Care." Journal of Social and Personal Relationships 28:100-116 PMCID: 21442016  Publication
Carr, Deborah. 2011. "Racial Differences in End-of-Life Planning: Why Don't Blacks and Latinos Prepare for the Inevitable?" Journal of Death and Dying 63:1-20 PMCID: 21748919  Publication
Moorman, Sara M., Deborah Carr, Karin T. Kirchhoff, and Bernard J. Hammes. 2011. "Evaluating the Respecting Choices® Advance Care Planning Program: An Indirect Assessment Using the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study." Death Studies PMCID: Pending  Publication
Pandhi, Nancy, Jennifer DeVoe, Jessica Schumacher, Christie Bartels, Carolyn Thorpe, Joshua Thorpe, and Maureen Smith. 2011. "Number of First-Contact Access Components Required to Improve Preventive Service Receipt in Primary Care Homes." Journal of General Internal Medicine Forthcoming PMCID: 22215269  Publication
Pudrovska, Tetyana and Benedicta Anikputa. 2011. "The Role of Early-Life Socioeconomic Status in Breast Cancer Incidence and Mortality: Unraveling Life Course Mechanisms." Journal of Aging and Health:1-22 PMCID: 21956096  Publication
Moorman, Sara. 2010. "Older Adults' Preferences for Independent or Delegated End-of-Life Medical Decision Making." Journal of Aging and Health 23:135-157 PMCID: 20947875  Publication
Reither, Eric N., Robert M. Hauser, and Karen C. Swallen. 2009. "Predicting Adult Health and Mortality from Adolescent Facial Characteristics in Yearbook Photographs." Demography 46:27-41 PMCID: 19348107  Publication
Khodyakov, Dmitry and Deborah Carr. 2009. "The Impact of Late-Life Parental Death on Adult Sibling Relationships: Do Parents' Advance Directives Help or Hurt?" Research on Aging 31:495-519 PMCID: 20686628  Publication
Carr, D. and Moorman, S. 2009. "End-of-Life Treatment Preferences Among Older Adults: An Assessment of Psychosocial Influences." Sociological Forum 24:754-778 PMCID: 21057589  Publication
Moorman, Sara M., Robert M. Hauser, and Deborah Carr. 2009. "Do Older Adults Know Their Spouses' End-of-Life Treatment Preferences?" Research on Aging 31:463-491 PMCID: 20046978  Publication
Rogers, Catherine H., Frank J. Floyd, Marsha M. Seltzer, Jan S. Greenberg, and Jinkuk Hong. 2008 "Long-term Effects of the Death of a Child on Parents' Adjustment in Midlife." Journal of Family Psychology 22:203-211 PMCID: 18410207  Publication
Moorman, Sara M. and Deborah Carr. 2008. "Spouses' Effectiveness as End-of-Life Health Care Surrogates: Accuracy, Uncertainty, and Errors of Overtreatment or Undertreatment." The Gerontologist 48:811-819 PMCID: 19139254  Publication
Carr, Deborah and Dmitry Khodyakov. 2007. "End of Life Health Care Planning among Young-Old Adults: An Assessment of Psychosocial Influences." Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences 62:135-141 PMCID: 17379683  Publication
Maenner, M., J. Greenberg, and M Mailick. In Press. "Association Between Mild Intellectual Disability and Early Mortality in Men and Women: Evidence from a Population-Based Cohort Study." American Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities PMCID: Pending  (no copy available)

Working Papers


Raymo, James, John R. Warren, and Andrew Halpern-Manners. 2013. "Careers and Mortality: What Do We Learn from Detailed Employment History Data?".  (no copy available)
Moorman, Sara M., Robert M. Hauser, and Deborah S. Carr. 2007. "Do Older Adults Know Their Spouses' End-of-Life Treatment Preferences? Evidence From the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study." CDE Working Paper No. 2007-05, Center for Demography and Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.  Publication

Master's Theses


Su, Yung-ting. 2005. "Looking Beyond Retirement - Patterns and Predictors of Formal End-of-Life Planning Among Retirement Age Individiuals." Master's Thesis, Department of Consumer Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin.  Publication

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