Depressive Symptoms Are Associated with More Hopelessness among White than Black Older Adults

@article{Assari2016DepressiveSA,
  title={Depressive Symptoms Are Associated with More Hopelessness among White than Black Older Adults},
  author={Shervin Assari and Maryam Moghani Lankarani},
  journal={Frontiers in public health},
  year={2016},
  volume={4},
  pages={82}
}
BACKGROUND Hopelessness is a core component of depression. Our information is, however, very limited on ethnic variations in the magnitude of the link between depression and hopelessness. Using a national sample of older adults in United States, we compared Blacks and Whites for the magnitude of the association between depressive symptoms and hopelessness. METHODS With a cross-sectional design, we used baseline data of the Religion, Aging, and Health Survey, 2001. Linear regression models… CONTINUE READING
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