Convention and Continuing Education. Past Medical and Psychiatric History Mr. In the National Survey of Midlife Development, LGB individuals report substantially more lifetime and day-to-day stressors with nearly half attributing the stress to sexual orientation. This is a PDF file of an unedited manuscript that has been accepted for publication. Depression in Racial Minority Populations In general, rates of mental illness in ethnic and racial minority populations are equivalent to or lower than rates in whites. American Journal of Psychiatry.
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Adapted cognitive behavioral group therapy for depressed low income African American women. Cognitive behavioral therapy of minor depressive symptoms in elderly Chinese Americans: As themes in his automatic thoughts began to emerge, Mr. However, therapy with LGBT clients may be made more effective by: Adapt therapeutic style to better match expected cultural norms — e. It is wise to check on the credentials of a psychotherapist. Examples of interventions are described below.
Core beliefs of unlovability and worthlessness tied to early experiences of homophobia were re-activated. Antidepressants for depressed elderly. Depression in late life: Examples of delivery adaptations include where treatment is delivered, by whom, choice of treatments provided, pacing of sessions, and interpersonal style e. Broaden the definitions of family and social support. Recent research suggests that: