142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Mental Health Recovery, Self-Determination and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Wednesday, November 19, 2014: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
What impacts mental health and mental illness? This session offers research designed to bring insight into this question. Stressors discussed will include child abuse and neglect, racial discrimination and physical disease. The session ends with a participatory model for recovery research that is grounded in a human rights perspective on health and mental health.
Session Objectives: Assess the effects of chronic stress and chronic child abuse on later mental health. Explain direct and indirect mechanisms linking psychological functioning to development of chronic disease. Discuss the racial/ethnic disparities in antenatal depression.

Psychological functioning across the life course and risk of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases
Ashley Winning, ScD, MPH, Maria Glymour, ScD, MS, Marie McCormick, MD, ScD and Laura Kubzansky, PhD, MPH
Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Antenatal Depression in the United States: A Systematic Review
Soumyadeep Mukherjee, MBBS, DPH, Dudith Pierre-Victor, MPH, Raed Bahelah, MPH&TM and Mary Jo Trepka, MD, MSPH
Elements of Participation: Using Concept Mapping to understand CBPR in a Center to Study MH Recovery
Mary Jane Alexander, PhD, Deborah Layman, MA, Judy Sugarman, BA, Christina Pratt, PhD, MSSW, BASW and Kristine Jones, Ph.D.

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Organized by: Mental Health
Endorsed by: Public Health Social Work, Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, Caucus on Homelessness

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

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