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Age-related concomitants of obtaining mental health care in adulthood.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23026108     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: To examine the associations between predisposing and need factors and receipt of mental health care and to examine age as a moderator of these associations.
METHODS: Participants (N=521) were surveyed as part of a larger study on health and adaptation.
RESULTS: Obtaining mental health care was predicted by more reliance on approach coping, and more depressive and medical symptoms. Interactions of age x depressive symptoms and age x gender revealed that middle-aged adults with more depressive symptoms and middle-aged men were less likely to obtain care.
CONCLUSIONS: Middle-aged men and middle-aged adults with depression may not be obtaining needed mental health care.
Authors:
Erin L Woodhead; Ruth Cronkite; Rudolf Moos; Helen Valenstein; Christine Timko
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of health behavior     Volume:  37     ISSN:  1945-7359     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Health Behav     Publication Date:  2013 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9602338     Medline TA:  Am J Health Behav     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  269-76     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
VA Palo Alto GRECC, Palo Alto, CA, USA. Erin.Woodhead@sjsu.edu.
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