5187.0: Wednesday, November 15, 2000: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM

Mental Health and Older Adults

Learning Objectives: 1) To understand issues in provision of mental health care for older adults. 2) To become knowledgable about depression, its identification and management in the elderly. 3) To understand issues related to the mental health of care givers
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Presider(s):Leslie Curry, PhD, MPH
2:30 PMSubthreshold depression in community dwelling elders
Celia F. Hybels, PhD, Dan G. Blazer, MD, Carl F. Pieper, DrPH
2:45 PMDepressive Symptoms and Self-Rated Health in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Longitudinal Study
Beth Han, MA, Brent J. Small, PhD, William E. Haley, PhD, Sandy Reynolds, PhD, Yiliang Zhu, PhD, James A. Mortimer, PhD
3:00 PMHealth care utilization among older adults with depression
Michelle S. Gilles, MScandidate, Sylvia E. Furner, PhD, MPH, Susan L. Hughes, DSW, Daniel Swartzman, JD, MPH
3:15 PMMarital relationship and other factors associated with depressive symptoms in older married men
Erika R Lehmann, PhD, Robert Wallace, MD, Jon Lemke, PhD
3:30 PMWomen Coping With Caring: Race, Class and the Experience of Alzheimer's Caregivers
Bonnie Davies Yeiser, MA
Sponsor:Gerontological Health
Cosponsors:Chiropractic Health Care; Epidemiology; Mental Health; Social Work

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA