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Dr. Jean Pearson Scott
Jean Pearson Scott, Ph.D.
Human Development and Family Studies
(806)834-6589 - Office 507-G
jean.scott@ttu.edu

University of N. Carolina-Greensboro, 1979

Professor, Human Development and Family Studies

Department Chairperson

Interests:

Physical,psychological, and social factors associated with the aging process with particular attention to family and friend support networks of older adults. Rural elderly, widowhood, coping strategies of families, caregivers, older women; sibling interaction, end-of-life decision-making.

Recent Publications:

Scott, J.P., & Dotts, T. (in revision). Family caregiving in later life: Coping and spirituality.

Stelle, C., & Scott, J.P. (in press). Alcohol abuse by older family members: A family systems analysis of assessment and intervention. Special Issue, Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly.

Lacey, R.S., Reifman, A., Scott, J.P., Harris, S., & Fitzpatrick, J. (2004). Sexual-moral attitudes, love styles, and mate selection. The Journal of Sex Research, 41, 121-128.

Scott, J.P., Reifman, A., Mulsow, M., & Feng, D. (2003). Program evaluation of “Young At Heart”: Examining elderly volunteers’ generativity. Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 25-33.

Scott, J.P. (2001). The care of rural elderly. In L.K. Olson (Ed.), Through ethnic lenses: Caring for the elderly in our multicultural society (pp. 242-250) Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield.