Helen K Black

Summary

Affiliation: Thomas Jefferson University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Themes of suffering in later life
    Helen K Black
    Polisher Research Institute, Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 59:S17-24. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Direct care workers' response to dying and death in the nursing home: a case study
    Helen K Black
    Community and Homecare Research Division, Thomas Jefferson University, 130 S 9 St, Suite 515, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:S3-S10. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Moral imagination in long-term care workers
    Helen K Black
    Thomas Jefferson University, Center for Applied Research in Aging and Health, Suite 515, 130 South 9th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Omega (Westport) 49:299-320. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Is pain suffering? A case study
    Helen K Black
    Thomas Jefferson University, Center for Applied Research on Aging and Health, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 64:33-45. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint The lived experience of depression in elderly African American women
    Helen K Black
    Center for Applied Research on Aging and Health, Thomas Jefferson University, 130 South 9th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:S392-8. 2007
  6. pmc The effect of suffering on generativity: accounts of elderly African American men
    Helen K Black
    Jefferson Center for Applied Research on Aging and Health, Thomas Jefferson University, 130 South 9th Street, Suite 515, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 64:296-303. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Conceptualizations of dying by an elderly man
    Helen K Black
    Thomas Jefferson University, Center for Applied Research on Aging and Health, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Palliat Care 23:87-92. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint The metaphor of "family" in staff communication about dying and death
    Miriam S Moss
    Polisher Research Institute, Abramson Center for Jewish Life, North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 58:S290-6. 2003

Research Grants

Collaborators

  • Miriam S Moss
  • Robert L Rubinstein
  • Sidney Z Moss

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Themes of suffering in later life
    Helen K Black
    Polisher Research Institute, Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 59:S17-24. 2004
    ..This qualitative research study explored the personal meaning of suffering to a group of 40 community-dwelling elders, stratified by gender and race...
  2. ncbi request reprint Direct care workers' response to dying and death in the nursing home: a case study
    Helen K Black
    Community and Homecare Research Division, Thomas Jefferson University, 130 S 9 St, Suite 515, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:S3-S10. 2005
    ..It focuses on direct care workers' responses to elders' dying and death within the facility...
  3. ncbi request reprint Moral imagination in long-term care workers
    Helen K Black
    Thomas Jefferson University, Center for Applied Research in Aging and Health, Suite 515, 130 South 9th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Omega (Westport) 49:299-320. 2004
    ..Our study offers implications for future research concerning direct care workers' value to residents' quality of life. We also propose questions for long-term care facilities about standards of formal caregiving at the end of life...
  4. ncbi request reprint Is pain suffering? A case study
    Helen K Black
    Thomas Jefferson University, Center for Applied Research on Aging and Health, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 64:33-45. 2007
    ..This case shows how a significant aspect of the aging experience-suffering-is medicalized, yet remains resistant to both categorization and medicine...
  5. ncbi request reprint The lived experience of depression in elderly African American women
    Helen K Black
    Center for Applied Research on Aging and Health, Thomas Jefferson University, 130 South 9th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:S392-8. 2007
    ..This article focuses on the lived experience of depression in 20 elderly African American women...
  6. pmc The effect of suffering on generativity: accounts of elderly African American men
    Helen K Black
    Jefferson Center for Applied Research on Aging and Health, Thomas Jefferson University, 130 South 9th Street, Suite 515, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 64:296-303. 2009
    ..This article focuses on attitudes to and behaviors of generativity in 6 older African American (AA) men...
  7. ncbi request reprint Conceptualizations of dying by an elderly man
    Helen K Black
    Thomas Jefferson University, Center for Applied Research on Aging and Health, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Palliat Care 23:87-92. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint The metaphor of "family" in staff communication about dying and death
    Miriam S Moss
    Polisher Research Institute, Abramson Center for Jewish Life, North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 58:S290-6. 2003
    ..g., disenfranchised grief; professional distance) thwart their expression of grief. This research examines the neglected area of staff's social construction of the meaning of their relationship with dying and deceased residents...

Research Grants1

  1. The Morality of Caregiving for Demented Older Women
    HELEN BLACK; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Data will aid public health understanding of the meaning of caregiving to CGs, the lifeworlds of at-home CGs, and potentially inform public health policy and intervention based on this knowledge. ..