5069.0 Issues in Psychiatric Epidemiology

Wednesday, October 29, 2008: 8:30 AM
This session features presentations by leading investigators in the field of psychiatric epidemiology.
Session Objectives: After attending this session, learners will be able to examine the extent to which downward mobility among immigrants is associated with risk for major depressive episodes, identify specific subgroups that are at relatively high and relatively low risk of depression among downwardly mobile immigrants in order effectively target groups in highest need, describe the relationship between deployment and depression observed in a cohort of military personnel, examine the relationship between PTSD and obesity, describe the most common types of interpersonal trauma experienced by homeless youth, identify 3 key treatment challenges for runaway and homeless youth, determine the correlation between spurious mental health diagnosis and settings of response and treatment, articulate disparities in access to mental health services and strategize about organizational mechanisms that can increase access.
Joseph Goulet, PhD, MS

9:24 AM
Interpersonal trauma, PTSD, and runaway and homeless youth
Arlene Schneir, MPH, Leslie Clark, PhD and Mona Desai, MPH

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Organized by: Mental Health
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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