3054.0 Comorbid Behavioral Health and Medical Conditions

Monday, October 27, 2008: 8:30 AM
Leading researchers in the field will present on various issues relevant to comorbid mental health, substance abuse and medical health conditions.
Session Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participant (learner) will be able to identify the ways that comborbid behavioral health and medical health conditions interrelate and complicate the treatment for each condition, and to strategize about how to improve access to optimum care.

8:30 AM
Preventing Premature Death in Persons with Severe Mental Illness
Ronald William Manderscheid, PhD, Martin Gittelman and Stephanie Oprendek, PhD
9:06 AM
Comorbidity of obesity and depression: A longitudinal examination among Mexican American adolescents
Katharine H. Zeiders, MS, Mark Roosa, PhD, Rajni L. Nair, MS, Rebecca M. B. White, MPH, Nancy Gonzales, PhD, George Knight, PhD and Delia Saenz, PhD
9:24 AM
Chronic Asthma and Major Depressive Disorder: The Role of Race/Ethnicity and Poverty Income Ratio
Frank Charlie Bandiera, MPH, David Lee, PhD, Lora E. Fleming, MD, PhD, Neil Schneiderman, PhD, Adam Wanner, MD, William G. LeBlanc, PhD, Kristopher L. Arheart, EdD and John D. Clark, PhD
9:42 AM
Profiles of psychiatric and substance use disorders among older adults
Scott P. Novak, PhD, Celia Hybels, PhD, Tania Robbins, MS and Mark Zimmerman, MD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Mental Health

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

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