Overcoming barriers to conducting an intervention study of depression in an older African American population.

@article{Shellman2010OvercomingBT,
  title={Overcoming barriers to conducting an intervention study of depression in an older African American population.},
  author={Juliette M Shellman and Melissa Jennifer Mokel},
  journal={Journal of transcultural nursing : official journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society},
  year={2010},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={361-9}
}
The purpose of this article is to describe barriers and strengths of a study testing the effects of reminiscence on depressive symptoms in community-dwelling older African Americans. Primary data sources included debriefing sessions, reflective journals, participant observations, and key informant interviews. Data were analyzed using immersion/crystallization technique. Mistrust between gatekeepers and universities, recruitment and retention of research assistants and participants, culturally… CONTINUE READING
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