3045.0: Monday, November 13, 2000: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM

Reducing Health Disparities: Social and Behavioral Factors in Treatment and Health Promotion

Focus of this session is on enhancing understanding of the social and behavioral factors in treatment decision-making, adherence to treatment and health promotion activities
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Facilitator(s):Victoria H Raveis, PhD
12:30 PMMaternal morbidity due to infectious agents: Preliminary findings in a clinic-based sample of urban, latina women
Linda F. Cushman, PhD, Ellen AB Morrison, MD, MPH, Kimary Kulig, PhD
12:45 PMAccess and adherence to HIV treatment among HIV seropositive chronic drug users
Lisa R. Metsch, PhD, Clyde B. McCoy, PhD, Margaret Pereyra, MPH, Toye Brewer, MD
1:00 PMPictographs as memory cues to help low literacy people remember medical information
Peter S. Houts, PhD, Judith T. Witmer, Howard E. Egeth, Matthew J. Loscalzo, James R. Zabora
1:15 PMExamining variations in knowledge and practice of breast cancer screening among low income urban latina women
Heather M. Foti, MPH, Mary Ann Chiasson, DrPH, Dorothy Jones Jessop, PhD, Maria Uribellarrea, NP
1:30 PMSatisfaction with the breast cancer treatment decision-making process and women's use of alternative therapies
Susan M. Allen, PhD, Ann Petrisek, MA, ABD, Desiree Ciambrone, PhD
Sponsor:Medical Care
Cosponsors:Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Disability Forum; Environment; Epidemiology; HIV/AIDS SPIG; Latino Caucus; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Social Work

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA