Depressive symptoms in community-dwelling elderly Korean immigrants and elderly Koreans: cross-cultural comparison.

@article{Sin2010DepressiveSI,
  title={Depressive symptoms in community-dwelling elderly Korean immigrants and elderly Koreans: cross-cultural comparison.},
  author={Mo-Kyung Sin and Myoung Ae Choe and Jeungim Kim and Young Ran Chae and Mi-yang Jeon},
  journal={Research in gerontological nursing},
  year={2010},
  volume={3 4},
  pages={
          262-9
        }
}
Depression among minority older adults is a prevalent underrecognized medical illness. Changes in cultural norms and social conditions because of immigration have a significant influence on mental health. The purpose of this study was to assess the interrelationships between acculturation, geographical location, gender, and depressive symptoms in community-dwelling elderly Korean immigrants and elderly Koreans. In this cross-sectional study, a convenience sample of 88 elderly Korean immigrants… CONTINUE READING
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