Fundamental causes in illness and health behavior: A cross-national comparison of young adults in the US and Nepal

February 23, 2018


  • J. Scott Brown
  • Janardan Subedi
  • Sree Subedi
  • Kelina Basnyat
  • Mark Tausig

This study compares the relationship between stress from the death of a parent and two indicators of well-being, substance use and mental health, in the United States and Nepal including differences between urban and rural contexts.

Open Access Journal of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine, doi:10.19080/OAJGGM.2018.03.555615


  • Global Aging
  • Health/Physical Activity
  • Mental Health
  • Psychology of Aging