Fei Sun

Summary

Affiliation: Arizona State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Levels and correlates of knowledge about Alzheimer's disease among older Chinese Americans
    Fei Sun
    Arizona State University, School of Social Work, Mail Code 3920, 411 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ, 85004, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 29:173-83. 2014
  2. doi request reprint The influence of ethnicity and culture on dementia caregiving: a review of empirical studies on Chinese Americans
    Fei Sun
    School of Social Work, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 27:13-22. 2012
  3. pmc Predicting the trajectories of depressive symptoms among southern community-dwelling older adults: the role of religiosity
    Fei Sun
    School of Social Work, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Aging Ment Health 16:189-98. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Coping strategies and caregiving outcomes among rural dementia caregivers
    Fei Sun
    Arizona State University, Phoenix, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 53:547-67. 2010
  5. pmc Predicting desire for institutional placement among racially diverse dementia family caregivers: the role of quality of care
    Fei Sun
    School of Social Work, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona
    Gerontologist 53:418-29. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Typologies of religiousness/spirituality: implications for health and well-being
    Nan Sook Park
    School of Social Work, University of South Florida, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, MGY 132, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    J Relig Health 52:828-39. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictors of physical functioning trajectories among Chinese oldest old adults: rural and urban differences
    Fei Sun
    Arizona State University, School of Social Work, Phoenix, AZ 85306 4908, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 69:181-99. 2009
  8. pmc The influences of gender and religiousness on Alzheimer disease caregivers' use of informal support and formal services
    Fei Sun
    Socila Work Department, Arizona State University, 3251, 4701 W Thunderbird Road, Glendale, AZ 85306 4908, USA
    J Aging Health 20:937-53. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Positive feelings of caregiving among Latino Alzheimer's family caregivers: understanding the role of spirituality
    David R Hodge
    School of Social Work, Arizona State University, Phoenix, USA
    Aging Ment Health 16:689-98. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Hospitalized Asian patients and their spiritual needs: developing a model of spiritual care
    David R Hodge
    School of Social Work, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    J Aging Health 26:380-400. 2014

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Levels and correlates of knowledge about Alzheimer's disease among older Chinese Americans
    Fei Sun
    Arizona State University, School of Social Work, Mail Code 3920, 411 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ, 85004, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 29:173-83. 2014
    ..This study examined knowledge of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and correlates of AD knowledge in a sample of Chinese American older adults living in the Phoenix metropolitan area of the United States...
  2. doi request reprint The influence of ethnicity and culture on dementia caregiving: a review of empirical studies on Chinese Americans
    Fei Sun
    School of Social Work, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 27:13-22. 2012
    ..The study concludes with recommendations for future research and practice with the Chinese American population...
  3. pmc Predicting the trajectories of depressive symptoms among southern community-dwelling older adults: the role of religiosity
    Fei Sun
    School of Social Work, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Aging Ment Health 16:189-98. 2012
    ..This study examined the effects of religiosity on the trajectories of depressive symptoms in a sample of community-dwelling older adults over a four-year period in a Southern state in the U.S...
  4. doi request reprint Coping strategies and caregiving outcomes among rural dementia caregivers
    Fei Sun
    Arizona State University, Phoenix, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 53:547-67. 2010
    ..Avoidance coping appeared to moderate the effects of caregiver health on caregiver burden. Social workers should pay greater attention to caregivers with dysfunctional coping styles...
  5. pmc Predicting desire for institutional placement among racially diverse dementia family caregivers: the role of quality of care
    Fei Sun
    School of Social Work, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona
    Gerontologist 53:418-29. 2013
    ..This study sought to understand the role of quality of care in mediating between caregiving stressors and caregiver desire to institutionalize (DTI) a patient with dementia...
  6. doi request reprint Typologies of religiousness/spirituality: implications for health and well-being
    Nan Sook Park
    School of Social Work, University of South Florida, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, MGY 132, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    J Relig Health 52:828-39. 2013
    ..The four classes were distinctively different in psychological well-being, in that the highly religious class was most likely to be happy and satisfied with finances and least likely to be psychologically distressed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictors of physical functioning trajectories among Chinese oldest old adults: rural and urban differences
    Fei Sun
    Arizona State University, School of Social Work, Phoenix, AZ 85306 4908, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 69:181-99. 2009
    ..In addition, being female and routinely smoking predicted increases in ADL difficulties for the rural sample. Implications for interventions to slow down ADL decline were discussed...
  8. pmc The influences of gender and religiousness on Alzheimer disease caregivers' use of informal support and formal services
    Fei Sun
    Socila Work Department, Arizona State University, 3251, 4701 W Thunderbird Road, Glendale, AZ 85306 4908, USA
    J Aging Health 20:937-53. 2008
    ..Discussion. These findings highlight the necessity to assess AD caregivers' religiousness to better understand their circumstances...
  9. doi request reprint Positive feelings of caregiving among Latino Alzheimer's family caregivers: understanding the role of spirituality
    David R Hodge
    School of Social Work, Arizona State University, Phoenix, USA
    Aging Ment Health 16:689-98. 2012
    ..Toward this end, gerontological practitioners should adopt a proactive stance to ensure Latino AD CGs can operationalize their spiritual strengths...
  10. ncbi request reprint Hospitalized Asian patients and their spiritual needs: developing a model of spiritual care
    David R Hodge
    School of Social Work, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    J Aging Health 26:380-400. 2014
    ..This study examined this relationship, in tandem with the effects of eight potential mediators, to develop a model of spiritual care for older hospitalized Asians...
  11. pmc Perceived income inadequacy as a predictor of psychological distress in Alzheimer's caregivers
    Fei Sun
    School of Social Work, Arizona State University, Glendale, AZ 85306, USA
    Psychol Aging 24:177-83. 2009
    ..This supports previous findings that objective income measures alone are not adequate indicators of socioeconomic status in older adults...
  12. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with diabetes-related distress: implications for diabetes self-management
    Jana Wardian
    a Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Soc Work Health Care 53:364-81. 2014
    ..Health care provider support is significant in reducing DDS. Diabetes education may want to include strategies that increase self-efficacy and assist people with diabetes to obtain a healthy weight through a more healthful diet. ..
  13. ncbi request reprint Latino Alzheimer's disease caregivers and depression: using the stress coping model to examine the effects of spirituality and religion
    Fei Sun
    Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    J Appl Gerontol 33:291-315. 2014
    ..Consistent with the central role religion plays in Latino culture, the results imply that religious involvement may play an important role in mitigating depression through indirect and direct pathways. ..