Navigation Links
Stereotypes Contribute to Older Men Seeking, Receiving Depression Care Less Frequently

A man’s stereotypical self-image as the “strong, silent type” and the stigma of depression are major reasons why older men //are less likely than women to be referred to studies of depression, to seek treatment for depression, and to recognize and express symptoms of depression, according to clinicians and recruiters interviewed for a new study from the UC Davis Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

The study provides some of the strongest evidence to date that depressed older men are less likely than women to receive treatment for their depression, underscoring the importance of these barriers.

Among some older men, the study found, traditional views of masculinity and the stigma associated with mental illness lead to a tendency to reject a diagnosis of depression, and to conceal or mask symptoms of the condition. Authored by UC Davis associate professor of psychiatry professor Ladson Hinton, the study appears in the October 2006 edition of the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. The study contributes further evidence to gender disparities in depression care documented in previous studies, and identifies reasons for these disparities.

The findings are important in the arena of public health because of depression’s association with suicide in older adults. Older men have higher rates of completed suicide: 31.8 per 100,000 in men age 65 and older, compared with 4.1 per 100,000 in older women. The reasons for gender disparities in depression care among older adults are poorly understood, the study states.

Among the reasons found in prior research are more negative attitudes among men toward seeking help for mental health problems, lower disclosure rates of depressive symptoms, lower rates of health service use, and more “atypical” presentations of depression. However, the problem of under-treatment in older men has received little focused attention.

For their study, Hinton and his research te
'"/>




Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Railway Station Contributes to Create Awareness on AIDS
2. Fruits And Vegetables Contribute To Memory
3. Record Number of Countries Contributed to UNFPA in 2005
4. Blood Transfusion May Have Contributed Towards Hepatitis C
5. Parental Domestic Violence Contributes To Adolescent Depression
6. Increase in Waist Size Contributes To Increased Risk of Heart Disease
7. Abnormal Glucose Metabolism May Contribute to Chronic Nerve Disorder
8. Outbreaks of Whooping Cough Contributed by Vaccine Exemptions
9. A New Gene to Contribute in Insulin Metabolism
10. China Contributes Billions to Root Out Animal Diseases
11. Smog in Warm Weather may Contribute to Stroke Risks in Elderly: Study
Post Your Comments:
(Date:7/13/2014)... July 13, 2014 Chromatography system ... components from various types of biological samples such ... the sample mixture into two phase, namely mobile ... mobile phase run over the stationary phase, followed ... components that provide the separation of mixture. Chromatography ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... 13, 2014 Recently, MillionaireCasket.com, a well-known casket ... oak caskets . Additionally, the company’s chief executive officer has ... new oak caskets are offered at discounted prices, from 15 ... concerned, quality caskets are in huge demand in the current ... caskets . We have a lot of high quality products ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... BC (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 Victorian ... excitement by promoting the rental of bikes for its ... historic downtown Victorian Hotel to tour the area using ... plus tax. Bicycle enthusiasts love to call Vancouver home, ... options for cycle travel and picturesque journeys through the ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... The North American water storage systems market is ... million by 2018, at a CAGR of 21.0%, from 2013 ... a rapid pace in North America. The U.S. is experiencing ... & wastewater storage and collection, and the increased spending on ... at a healthy rate in Canada, and is rising at ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... 13, 2014 Micro irrigation systems are ... water dispersal as wells as to maintain soil quality. ... projected to become a dominant revenue generator for manufacturers ... to reduce resource costs has led to the adoption ... and has further caused massive demand for micro irrigation ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:North America Chromatography Systems Market Is Expected to Reach $6593.4 Million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:North America Chromatography Systems Market Is Expected to Reach $6593.4 Million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Health News:Cheap Oak Caskets Recently Unveiled By China Casket Manufacturer MillionaireCasket.com 2Health News:Victorian Hotel Creates Excitement by Adding "Cycle the City" Bike Rentals for Its Vancouver Hotel Rooms 2Health News:North American Water Storage Systems Market is Expected to Reach $5,450 million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:North American Water Storage Systems Market is Expected to Reach $5,450 million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Health News:Agricultural Micro Irrigation System Market is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 18.1%, from 2013 to 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:Agricultural Micro Irrigation System Market is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 18.1%, from 2013 to 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3
... , ... York, PLLC (APNY), a group of 18 established and highly regarded pediatrics practices in Queens, ... the reach of their care to extend to thousands more New York children than in ... (Vocus) March ...
... ... ... ... ...
... ... ... , , , , ... ...
... depression, PTSD, bipolar disorder in most cases, study ... -- A single-page questionnaire can help primary-care doctors ... report. , Called My Mood Monitor (M-3), the ... depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders and post-traumatic stress ...
... research into how diabetics could possibly preserve their eyesight ... of children afflicted with retinoblastoma. Dolores Takemoto, a ... protein kinase C gamma in the lens of the ... when she discovered a correlation between the protein Coonexin46 ...
... Promega and ... monitoring apoptosis in live mammals, an important biomarker in cancer studies. , ... Madison, WI (PRWEB) March 9, 2010 -- Promega ... for monitoring apoptosis in live mammals, an important biomarker in cancer studies. Under the agreement, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Long Island Pediatric Group Announces Policy Changes That Will Help More New Yorkers 2Health News:Long Island Pediatric Group Announces Policy Changes That Will Help More New Yorkers 3Health News:Parrish Medical Center Sees 30 Percent Improvement in Mortality Using Real-Time Clinical Surveillance Solution from Thomson Reuters 2Health News:Parrish Medical Center Sees 30 Percent Improvement in Mortality Using Real-Time Clinical Surveillance Solution from Thomson Reuters 3Health News:Parrish Medical Center Sees 30 Percent Improvement in Mortality Using Real-Time Clinical Surveillance Solution from Thomson Reuters 4Health News:Parrish Medical Center Sees 30 Percent Improvement in Mortality Using Real-Time Clinical Surveillance Solution from Thomson Reuters 5Health News:K-State Study Finds Abundance of Food Stores, Not Lack of Them, Puts Low-Income Women In Small Cities at Higher Risk of Obesity 2Health News:K-State Study Finds Abundance of Food Stores, Not Lack of Them, Puts Low-Income Women In Small Cities at Higher Risk of Obesity 3Health News:K-State Study Finds Abundance of Food Stores, Not Lack of Them, Puts Low-Income Women In Small Cities at Higher Risk of Obesity 4Health News:K-State Study Finds Abundance of Food Stores, Not Lack of Them, Puts Low-Income Women In Small Cities at Higher Risk of Obesity 5Health News:K-State Study Finds Abundance of Food Stores, Not Lack of Them, Puts Low-Income Women In Small Cities at Higher Risk of Obesity 6Health News:Survey May Help Docs Diagnose Mood Disorders 2Health News:K-State professor finds link between low oxygen levels in body and cancer-aiding protein 2Health News:Promega - TOP srl Agreement Enables Live Animal Imaging for Cancer Studies 2
(Date:7/13/2014)... Auf seiner am ... veranstalteten F&E-Tagung meldete Astellas Fortschritte im ... Forschungsrahmenprogramms. Die Tagung bot Astellas die Gelegenheit, ... Programme und die Konzernstrategie des Unternehmens zu ... aktuelle Meldungen zu den Astellas-Initiativen in den ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ... in genetically engineered mice examining combination therapy with ... and beta-secretase inhibitor BACE (LY2811376). Data results found ... clumps of amyloid-beta protein in the brain – ... Alzheimer,s disease (AD) – than use of one ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... , July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- VAPETEK™, Inc. ... vegetable-glycol solution for use in portable vaporizers, which ... active ingredients in cannabis, cannabidiol offers consumers a ... devices, and other vaporizer technology. Photo ... naturally contains 483 different compounds which are currently ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Astellas erörtert Pipeline-Fortschritte auf F&E-Tagung 2Astellas erörtert Pipeline-Fortschritte auf F&E-Tagung 3Astellas erörtert Pipeline-Fortschritte auf F&E-Tagung 4New Data Shows Combination Therapy is More Effective than Monotherapy in Removing Beta-Amyloid Plaques from the Brains of Mice 2New Data Shows Combination Therapy is More Effective than Monotherapy in Removing Beta-Amyloid Plaques from the Brains of Mice 3VAPETEK Releases CBD-Infused eLiquid For The Consumer Market 2
... Oct. 25 Express Scripts, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... following investor conferences in November:Oppenheimer 21st Annual Healthcare Conference ... Suisse 2010 Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, November 10, 2010 ... 7th Annual Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, November 16, 2010 ...
... 25 BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: ... that it has ranked among the top 25 companies in ... largest U.S. corporations based on environmental performance, policies and reputation. ...   BD has also received a 2010 Green ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Express Scripts to Present at Investor Conferences in November 2BD Ranks Among Top 25 U.S. Companies in Newsweek's 2010 Green Rankings; Receives EPA Green Power Leadership Award; Named to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for Fifth Consecutive Year 2BD Ranks Among Top 25 U.S. Companies in Newsweek's 2010 Green Rankings; Receives EPA Green Power Leadership Award; Named to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for Fifth Consecutive Year 3