1976 - Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA)
His primary areas of study are Social psychology, Developmental psychology, Solidarity, Longitudinal study and Gerontology. His Social psychology study combines topics in areas such as Age differences, Individualism and Social perception. His Developmental psychology research incorporates themes from Transactional leadership, Similarity, Affection and Social support.
His study on Intergenerational solidarity is often connected to Agency, Operationalization, Surprise and Explication as part of broader study in Solidarity. Vern L. Bengtson combines subjects such as Child rearing, Survey data collection and Quality of life with his study of Longitudinal study. His Gerontology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Life satisfaction, Mental health, Public policy and Psychoanalysis.
His primary areas of investigation include Social psychology, Developmental psychology, Gerontology, Longitudinal study and Solidarity. His Social psychology study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Similarity and Value. His study ties his expertise on Social support together with the subject of Developmental psychology.
His work on Older people as part of general Gerontology study is frequently linked to Ageing, bridging the gap between disciplines. His study in Longitudinal study is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Life course approach and Social class. Vern L. Bengtson is involved in the study of Solidarity that focuses on Intergenerational solidarity in particular.
His primary scientific interests are in Developmental psychology, Gerontology, Longitudinal study, Religiosity and Social psychology. His studies in Developmental psychology integrate themes in fields like Social change, Interpersonal communication and Role identity. His Gerontology study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Perception, Cohort and Psychoanalysis.
His Longitudinal study research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Cognitive psychology, Intergenerational transmission, Family relations and Value. His Religiosity research includes elements of Coping, Cognition, Life course approach and Grandparent. Vern L. Bengtson incorporates Social psychology and Fell in his research.
Vern L. Bengtson mostly deals with Gerontology, Psychoanalysis, Cohort, Intergenerational support and Religiosity. His research integrates issues of Mental health, Public policy and Longevity in his study of Psychoanalysis. His Cohort research incorporates elements of Religious development, Survey data collection, Demography, Attendance and Life course approach.
The study incorporates disciplines such as Intergenerational transmission, Family relations, Social psychology and Value in addition to Intergenerational support. His Intergenerational transmission study frequently links to adjacent areas such as Longitudinal study. His Religiosity study incorporates themes from Cohort effect, Developmental psychology and Coping.
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Intergenerational solidarity in aging families: An example of formal theory construction.
Vern L. Bengtson;Robert E. L. Roberts.
Journal of Marriage and Family (1991)
Beyond the Nuclear Family: The Increasing Importance of Multigenerational Bonds
Vern L. Bengtson.
Journal of Marriage and Family (2001)
An Exploration of the Activity Theory of Aging: Activity Types and Life Satisfaction Among In-movers to a Retirement Community
Bruce W. Lemon;Vern L. Bengtson;James A. Peterson.
Journal of Gerontology (1972)
Intergenerational solidarity and the structure of adult child-parent relationships in American families
Merril Silverstein;Vern L. Bengtson.
American Journal of Sociology (1997)
The Life Course Perspective Applied to Families Over Time
Vern L. Bengtson;Katherine R. Allen.
Attitude similarity in three-generation families: Socialization, status inheritance, or reciprocal influence?
Jennifer Glass;Vern L. Bengtson;Charlotte Chorn Dunham.
American Sociological Review (1986)
Handbook of theories of aging
Vern L. Bengtson;Richard A. Settersten;Brian K. Kennedy;Nancy Morrow-Howell.
Springer, USA (2016)
Solidarity, conflict, and ambivalence: Complementary or competing perspectives on intergenerational relationships?
Vern Bengtson;Roseann Giarrusso;J. Beth Mabry;Merril Silverstein.
Journal of Marriage and Family (2002)
Aging in minority populations. An examination of the double jeopardy hypothesis.
James J. Dowd;Vern L. Bengtson.
Journal of Gerontology (1978)
Generational Difference and the Developmental Stake
Vern L. Bengtson;Joseph A. Kuypers.
Aging and Human Development (1971)
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