Session: Social Science Perspectives on Managing Chronic Disease
3297.0: Monday, November 17, 2003: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Social Science Perspectives on Managing Chronic Disease
This session will provide an overview of living with and managing chronic disease from the perspective of providers and patients. It will underscore the social and behavioral factors that impact screening and treatment decisions and illustrate the societal consequences of chronic disease. With the aging of the population, an emerging challenge for the field of public health will be the growing number of adults impacted by chronic disease.
Learning Objectives: 1) To comprehend the range of social science factors that may impact management of chronic disease 2) To understand social and behavioral factors impacting provider's approaches to treament and diagnosis in chronic disease 3) To learn social and behavioral consequences of chronic disease on the patient
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organizer(s):Victoria H. Raveis, PhD
Presider(s):Victoria H. Raveis, PhD
2:30 PMWelcoming Remarks
2:32 PMEmployment and participation in Multiple Sclerosis: A public health perspective
Carrie M Kuehn, MA, Kurt L. Johnson, PhD, CRC, Kathryn M. Yorkston, PhD, Dagmar Amtmann, PhD, Estelle R. Klasner, PhD
2:52 PMUnderstanding health-related quality of life through assessment of identity threat: A model for working with individuals living with chronic illness
Sarit A. Golub, MPH
3:12 PMCan disparities result from bias in provider assessment of patient adherence?
Karen Lutfey, PhD, Jonathan Ketcham, PhD
3:32 PMToward dentists' screening for undiagnosed diabetes
Carol Kunzel, PhD, Evanthia Lalla, DDS, MS, David Albert, DDS, MPH, Hong Yin, Ira B. Lamster, DDS, MMSc
3:52 PMDiscussion
Organized by:Medical Care
Endorsed by:Gerontological Health; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA