Sophia Mun, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Behavioral Sciences
Office Phone: (951) 552-8293 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Office Location: James Building 380 Office Hours:
|Ph.D.||Gerontology||University of Southern California||2015|
|M.A.||Clinical Psychology||Korea University||2006|
Postdoctoral Fellow, Integrated Substance Abuse Programs at UCLA (2015-2018)
Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests
Health Disparities among Older Adults
Health Behaviors in Later Life
The Davis School of Gerontology, USC
The School of Social Work, Cal State LA
Research, Presentations, & Publications
Kim, S., & Knight, B.G. (2018) Caregiving Subgroups Differences in the Associations between the Resilience Resources and Life Satisfaction. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 37(12), 1540–1563. doi: 10.1177/0733464816669804. PMCID: PMC5359074.
Kim, S., & Knight, B.G. (2017) The Effects of the MORE Wisdom Resources on Spousal Caregivers’ life satisfaction: An Application of the Resilience Model. Clinical Gerontologist, 40(5), 413–427. doi:10.1080/07317115.2016.1209607. PMCID: PMC5413436.
Kim, S. (2017) The Need for Longitudinal Studies on Co-occurring Alcohol Use and Anxiety Disorders among Older Adults (Review Article). Korean Journal of Research in Gerontology, 26 (1), 13-22.
Kim, S., Spilman, S., Liao, D., Sacco, P., & Moore, A. (2016) Social Networks and Alcohol Use among Older adults: A Comparison with Late Middle-aged Adults. Aging and Mental Health. doi:10.1080/13607863.2016.1268095. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28006983.
Knight, B.G., Kim, S., Rastegar, S., Jones, S., Jump, V., & Wong, S. (2016) Influences on the perception of elder financial abuse among older adults in Southern California. International Psychogeriatrics, 28, 163-169. doi:10.1017/S1041610215000587.
Kim, S., & Knight, B.G. (2015) Adaptation of the Three-dimensional Wisdom Scale (3D-WS) for the Korean Cultural Context. International Psychogeriatrics, 27(2), 267-278. doi:10.1017/S1041610214002178.
Kim, S., Geren, J. L., & Knight, B.G. (2015) Age Differences in the Complexity of Emotion Perception. Experimental Aging Research, 41(5), 556-571. doi:10.1080/0361073X.2015.1085727.
Church Membership & Activities
LA Sarang Community Church
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