Rural African American clergy: are they literate on late-life depression?

  title={Rural African American clergy: are they literate on late-life depression?},
  author={Kim L. Stansbury and Travonia Brown-Hughes and Debra A. Harley},
  journal={Aging & mental health},
  volume={13 1},
This exploratory study examined rural African American clergy's knowledge of and experience in providing support to African American elders with late-life depression. Interviews were conducted with nine African American clergy who oversaw rural churches in central Kentucky. Jorm and colleagues provide a conceptual framework for mental health literacy to explore participants' knowledge of late-life depression. Although few clergy had direct experience with counseling a depressed older adult, all… CONTINUE READING

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