3115.0 Psychiatric epidemiology

Monday, November 8, 2010: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
This informative session will include presentations about a variety of psychiatric epidemiology studies. Two presentations will focus on depression: one analysis of depression and eating pathology in youth and the other is a presentation of the epidemiology of depression in Puerto Rico. Other presenters will discuss psychiatric epidemiology among young rural Chinese adolescents and substance use among adolescents in California.
Session Objectives: At the conclusion of this session, the learner (participant) will be able to: 1) Determine the relationship between eating pathology and depressive symptomology; 2) Assess the interrelationships between self-esteem, delinquency, depression and suicidal ideation; and 3) Describe the epidemiology of depression in Puerto Rico.

Patterns of substance use among adolescents in California schools
Tamika Gilreath, PhD, Jose Estrada, MSW, MS and Ron Astor, PhD
Introductory Remarks
Depression and Eating Pathology in Youth: An Analysis of Ethnicity
Michelle Schlesinger, BA, C. Alix Timko, PhD and Debra L. Franko, PhD
Depression in Puerto Rico and Major Risk Factors
Benjamin Vidal, MPHc, Carolina Alvarez-Garriga, MD, DrPH, Manuel Bayona, MD, PhD and Chanis Mercado Olavarria, MPH

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Organized by: Epidemiology
Endorsed by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs, Mental Health, Social Work

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