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
 

  • Perfectionism linked to burnout at work, school and sports, research finds

  • Generalized anxiety disorders twice as likely in those with inflammatory bowel disease

  • Link between intestinal bacteria, depression found

  • Blood markers identify women at risk for postpartum depression

  • Attention-control video game curbs combat vets' PTSD symptoms

  • New insights into the circuitry of PTSD, mild traumatic brain injury

  • Job services lacking for young people with autism

  • Manipulating molecule in the brain improves stress response, new target for depression treatment

  • Evidence for serotonergic dissociation between anxiety, fear

  • Keep fears at bay by learning something new

  •