Social support and depressive symptoms among displaced older adults following the 1999 Taiwan earthquake.

Abstract

This longitudinal study examines changes in depressive symptoms among displaced older Taiwanese adults (N = 54, M = 68 years), and the impact of various social supports for them at between 6 and 12 months after an earthquake. The average depression score between 6 and 12 months following the earthquake was unchanged and kept high score. Child and extended… (More)

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@article{Watanabe2004SocialSA, title={Social support and depressive symptoms among displaced older adults following the 1999 Taiwan earthquake.}, author={Chie Watanabe and Junko Okumura and Tai-Yuan Chiu and Susumu Wakai}, journal={Journal of traumatic stress}, year={2004}, volume={17 1}, pages={63-7} }