4384.0 Mental health and quality of life

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Through the lens of different populations and situations, this session presents findings from a broad collection of studies investigating the impact of mental health on quality of life.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe ways in which mental health affects quality of life. 2. Identify strategies for improving mental health status in diverse populations.

Best practices and lessons learned from community mitigation efforts during the H1N1 pandemic
Andrew S. LaJoie, PhD, MSPH, Ginny Sprang, PhD, Phyllis Leigh, MSW, CSW, Candice Jackson, MSW, CSW, Miriam S. Silman, MSW, Charmaine Mohipp and James J. Clark, PhD
Role of resource losses in psychosocial responses to a slow-motion technological disaster: Conservation of Resources Theory and the Libby, Montana amphibole-asbestos disaster
Rebecca J. W. Cline, PhD, Heather Orom, PhD, Tanis Hernandez, MSW, Brad Black, MD, Lisa Berry-Bobovski, MA, Ann G. Schwartz, PhD, MPH and John C. Ruckdeschel, MD
Development of an instrument to assess stress, depression, and coping behaviors in Latino migrant and seasonal farmworkers
Beth Chaney, PhD, MCHES, Sloane C. Burke, PhD, CHES, Robin C. Rager, PhD and Rachel Ward, MPH
Exploring the impact of Pasos Adelante on depressive symptoms and mental health-related quality of life in a border population
Christina Cutshaw, PhD, Kerstin Reinschmidt, PhD, MPH, Chris Davidson, BS, Rosie E. Stewart, MPH and Lisa K. Staten, PhD

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

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs, Mental Health, Social Work

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)