Association between hearing impairment and depressive symptomatology in hispanic/Latino adults: Results from the hispanic community health study/study of latinos (HCHS/SOL)
Learning Areas:Basic medical science applied in public health
Clinical medicine applied in public health
Diversity and culture
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences
Identify a relationship between hearing impairment and depression in Hispanic/Latino adults. Evaluate if Hispanics with hearing impairment and reduced hearing-related quality of life have more depressive symptoms than Hispanics without hearing impairment. Discuss recommendations for practitioners who treat Hispanics/Latinos with hearing impairment.
Keyword(s): Hispanic, Latino Mental Health
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Qualification Statement: I am currently a Psychiatric Epidemiology PhD student at Brown University. I have several years of experience conducting academic research in the fields of psychology and psychiatric epidemiology within minority populations. I am also a certified Cognitive Behavioral mental health clinician, with the majority of my clinical experience working with low-functioning populations.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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