Areas of Interest: Coping with disabilities (e.g., ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, mental health disorders, physical disabilities); Recovery from substance use disorders and adaptation to co-existing disabilities and mental health disorders; Influence of humor and spirituality on attitudes toward disabilities; Use of positive psychology constructs (e.g., humor, spirituality, optimism) in coping with disability and chronic illness and recovery from substance use disorders
Tim Chapin, Dean of FSU College of Social Sciences and Public Policy with Sen. Bob Graham, FSU President John Thrasher, and former first lady Adele Graham in the Claude Pepper museum (FSU Photo)
Director Anne Barrett provides an overview of the most recent research and its implications for the formation of public policy for an aging society.
This past year was a productive one at the Institute - full of stimulating intellectual exchanges, fruitful research projects, and enriching engagement with the community. Read all about it here!