Health Disparities - topical publications
McDougall, G. J., Becker, H., Vaughan, P., Acee, T., & Delville, C. (2010). Differential benefits of memory training for minority older adults in the Senior WISE study. The Gerontologist, 50(5), 632-645. PMID 20203096
Choi, N. G., & McDougall, G. J. (2009). Unmet needs and depressive symptoms among low--income older adults. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 52(6), 567-583. PMID 19598039
McDougall, G. J. Jr,, Vaughan, P. W., Acee, T. W., & Becker, H. (2007). Memory and mild mental loss in Black and White community elders. Ethnicity & Disease (For the patient), 17(2), 414. PMID 17682377
McDougall, G. J., Vaughan, P., Acee, T., & Becker, H. (2007). Memory performance, depression, and mild cognitive impairment in black and white community elders. Ethnicity & Disease, 17(2), 381-388. PMID 17682374
Austin-Wells, V., McDougall, G. J., & Becker, H. (2006). Recruiting and retaining an ethnically diverse sample of older adults in a longitudinal intervention study. Educational Gerontology, 32, 159-170. PMID 18504510
McDougall, G. J. (2004). Memory self-efficacy and memory performance in black and white community elders. Nursing Research, 53(5), 323-331. PMID 15385869
McDougall, G. J. & Holston, E. C. (2003). Black and white males at risk for memory impairment. Nursing Research, 52(1), 42-46. PMID 12552174
McDougall, G. J., Holston, E. C., & Wilke, P. (2001). Recruiting african-americans into cognitive aging research. Ethnicity & Disease, 11, 124-133. PMID 11289233
McDougall, G. J. (1998). Increasing memory strategy use and self-efficacy in Hispanic elders. Clinical Gerontologist 19(2), 57-76. PMID 18802497
McDougall, G. J. (1993). Therapeutic issues with gay and lesbian elders. Clinical Gerontologist, 14 (1), 45-57.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) working group developed this definition: 'Health disparities are differences in the incidence, prevalence, mortality, and burden of diseases and other adverse health conditions that exist among specific population groups in the United States'
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