Presentation and Perception of Depression among Korean-American Family Caregivers

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/149038
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Presentation and Perception of Depression among Korean-American Family Caregivers
Abstract:
Presentation and Perception of Depression among Korean-American Family Caregivers
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2003
Author:Kim, Jin H., PhD, RN
P.I. Institution Name:Elmhurst College
Title:assistant professor
Purpose: To examine the presentation and perception of depression and Korean cultural-bound illness, known as "Hwa-Byung" as somatic presentation of depression under the shamnistic disease concept among Korean-American family caregivers. Design: Descriptive study with triangulated design Procedure: Convenience sample of 30 Korean-American female caregivers were interviewed face-to-face using semi-structured interview guide in conjunction with a standardized instruments. The "translation-back translation" process was utilized for data collection and analysis including quantitative and qualitative data analyses. Results: The Korean-American caregivers scored higher on the CES-D scale. The caregivers with high CES-D scores were suffering from "Hwa-Byung" prior to their current caregiving situations. The Korean-American caregivers seem to have different subjective meaning for depression and were not fully aware of the clinical signs and symptoms of depression Discussion: The Korean traditional cultural norm of filial obligation plays a significant role for emotional distress, depression.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titlePresentation and Perception of Depression among Korean-American Family Caregiversen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/149038-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Presentation and Perception of Depression among Korean-American Family Caregivers</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2003</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Kim, Jin H., PhD, RN</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Elmhurst College</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">assistant professor</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">jkim@elmhurst.edu</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">Purpose: To examine the presentation and perception of depression and Korean cultural-bound illness, known as &quot;Hwa-Byung&quot; as somatic presentation of depression under the shamnistic disease concept among Korean-American family caregivers. Design: Descriptive study with triangulated design Procedure: Convenience sample of 30 Korean-American female caregivers were interviewed face-to-face using semi-structured interview guide in conjunction with a standardized instruments. The &quot;translation-back translation&quot; process was utilized for data collection and analysis including quantitative and qualitative data analyses. Results: The Korean-American caregivers scored higher on the CES-D scale. The caregivers with high CES-D scores were suffering from &quot;Hwa-Byung&quot; prior to their current caregiving situations. The Korean-American caregivers seem to have different subjective meaning for depression and were not fully aware of the clinical signs and symptoms of depression Discussion: The Korean traditional cultural norm of filial obligation plays a significant role for emotional distress, depression.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T09:55:02Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T09:55:02Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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