Award for Best Publication in Mental Health

Previous Winners

Year Name Affiliation (at time of Award) Title
Anna S. Mueller
Seth Abrutyn
Univeristy of Chicago
University of Memphis
Adolescents under Pressure: A New Durkheimian Framework for Understanding Adolescent Suicide in a Cohesive Community, 2016, American Sociological Review, 81(5): 877-899
Andrew Scull
Owen Whooley
University of California, San Diego
University of New Mexico
Madness in civilization: A cultural history of insanity, from the Bible to Freud, from the madhouse to modern medicine. Princeton University Press, 2015
Nosological Reflections The Failure of DSM-5, the Emergence of RDoC, and the Decontextualization of Mental Distress. Society and Mental Health, 2014, 4: 92-110
2015 Anna S. Mueller
Seth Abrutyn
University of Memphis Suicidal Disclosures among Friends:  Using Social Network Data to Understand Suicide Contagion. Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 56: 131-148
2014 Mieke Beth Thomeer
Debra Umberson
Tetyana Pudrovska
University of Texas at Austin Marital Happiness and Depression: A Gendered and Relational Perspective, 2013, Society and Mental Health, 3(3), 151-169
2013 Jason Schnittker University of Pennsylvania The Proximity of Common Unhappiness and Misery, 2012, Society and Mental Health, 2(3), 135-153
2012 Scott Schleman
Paul Glavin
Univeristy of Toronto Education and Work-Family Conflict: Explanations, Contingencies and Mental Health Consequences
2011 Robin Simon
Kathryn Lively
Wake Forest University
Dartmouth College
Sex, Anger, and Depression
2010 John R. Reynolds
Chardie L. Baird
Florida State University
Kansas State University
Is There a Downside to Shooting for the Stars?: Unrealized Educational Expectations and Symptoms of Depression. American Sociological Review. 75:151-172.
2009 David Maimon
Danielle C. Kuhl
Ohio State University
Bowling Green University
Social Control and Youth Suicidality: Situating Durkheim's Ideas in a Multilevel Framework. American Sociological Review, 2008, 73: 921-943.
2008 Jane D. McLeod
Danielle L. Fettes
Indiana University
University of California
Trajectories of Failure: The Educational Careers of Children with Mental Health Problems, 2007. American Journal of Sociology
2007 Bruce P. Dohrenwend University of California  
2005 Johnny Hagan
Holly Foster
Northwestern University
Texas A&M University 
"S/He's a Rebel: Toward a Sequential Stress Theory of Delinquency and Gendered Pathways to Disadvantage in Emerging Adulthood" Social Forces 2003, 82: 52-86
2004 Robin W. Simon  Florida State University "Revisiting the Relationships among Gender, Marital Status, and Mental Health." American Journal of Sociology 107: 1065-96
Tami M. Videon
Carolyn K Manning
Montefiore Medical Center
Rutgers University
"Influences on Adolescent Eating Patterns: The Importance of Family Meals." Journal of Adolescent Health, 32: 365-373
2001 Carol Aneshensel
Jo Phelan
Columbia University
Handbook of the Sociology of Mental Health
1999 Sarah Rosenfield Rutgers University "Labeling Mental Illness: The Effects of Received Services and Perceived Stigma on Life Satisfaction"
1997 R. Jay Turner
Blair Wheaton
Donald Lloyd
Univeristy of Miami
University of Toronto
University of Toronto
"The Epidemiology of Social Stress"
1995 Jane McLeod
Michael Shanahan
U Minnesota
UNC Chapel Hill
Poverty, Parenting, and Children's Mental Health