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Monnat's research on deaths of despair, voting patterns cited in AP

Shannon MonnatShannon Monnat, associate professor of sociology and Lerner Chair of Public Health Promotion, examined the relationship between county-level rates of mortality from drugs, alcohol and suicide ("deaths of despair") and voting patterns in the 2016 Presidential election in a study published last fall (2016). Her research was cited in the Associated Press article, "Trump Won Places Drowning in Despair. Can He Save Them?" 08/22/17