Latest News

Mental Health Disparities Higher for Older African American Adults

A new, revealing literature review suggests that older African American adults are more likely to be diagnosed with depression, anxiety, and dementia than others. The study reviews the mental health issues among the rapidly growing African American older adult population. Given the existing disparities in mental health treatment and the projected growth of the African American older adult population, a dire need for further research to into assessment and treatment with a focus on cultural context is obvious, authors say.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Pupil response predicts depression risk in kids

  • Childhood stress fuels weight gain in women

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia with psychiatric, medical conditions

  • Anxiety increases risk of gastrointestinal infection, long-term complications

  • Virtual training helps vets with PTSD, mentally ill get more jobs

  • Men with 'low testosterone' have higher rates of depression

  • Boys more likely to have antipsychotics prescribed, regardless of age

  • For women with bipolar disorder, sleep quality affects mood

  • Patients with recurrent depression have smaller hippocampi

  • Genes add risk to depression

  •