Namkee G Choi

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Acceptance of home-based telehealth problem-solving therapy for depressed, low-income homebound older adults: qualitative interviews with the participants and aging-service case managers
    Namkee G Choi
    School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin
    Gerontologist 54:704-13. 2014
  2. pmc Mental health service use among depressed, low-income homebound middle-aged and older adults
    Namkee G Choi
    School of Social Work, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712 0358, USA
    J Aging Health 25:638-55. 2013
  3. pmc Depression in homebound older adults: problem-solving therapy and personal and social resourcefulness
    Namkee G Choi
    University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712 0358, USA
    Behav Ther 44:489-500. 2013
  4. pmc Internet use among older adults: association with health needs, psychological capital, and social capital
    Namkee G Choi
    The University of Texas at Austin, School of Social Work, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, United States
    J Med Internet Res 15:e97. 2013
  5. pmc The digital divide among low-income homebound older adults: Internet use patterns, eHealth literacy, and attitudes toward computer/Internet use
    Namkee G Choi
    The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712 0358, USA
    J Med Internet Res 15:e93. 2013
  6. pmc Relationship between depressive symptom severity and emergency department use among low-income, depressed homebound older adults aged 50 years and older
    Namkee G Choi
    The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 12:233. 2012
  7. pmc Association between participant-identified problems and depression severity in problem-solving therapy for low-income homebound older adults
    Namkee G Choi
    University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 27:491-9. 2012
  8. pmc Passive coping response to depressive symptoms among low-income homebound older adults: does it affect depression severity and treatment outcome?
    Namkee G Choi
    School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station, D3500, Austin, TX 78712 0358, USA
    Behav Res Ther 50:668-74. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Severity and correlates of depressive symptoms among recipients of meals on wheels: age, gender, and racial/ethnic difference
    Namkee G Choi
    University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Aging Ment Health 14:145-54. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Discrepancy between chronological age and felt age: age group difference in objective and subjective health as correlates
    Namkee G Choi
    The University of Texas at Austin, USA
    J Aging Health 26:458-73. 2014

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Acceptance of home-based telehealth problem-solving therapy for depressed, low-income homebound older adults: qualitative interviews with the participants and aging-service case managers
    Namkee G Choi
    School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin
    Gerontologist 54:704-13. 2014
    ....
  2. pmc Mental health service use among depressed, low-income homebound middle-aged and older adults
    Namkee G Choi
    School of Social Work, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712 0358, USA
    J Aging Health 25:638-55. 2013
    ..This study examined previous mental health service use among low-income homebound middle-aged and older adults who participated in a study testing the feasibility and efficacy of telehealth problem-solving therapy for depression...
  3. pmc Depression in homebound older adults: problem-solving therapy and personal and social resourcefulness
    Namkee G Choi
    University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712 0358, USA
    Behav Ther 44:489-500. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Internet use among older adults: association with health needs, psychological capital, and social capital
    Namkee G Choi
    The University of Texas at Austin, School of Social Work, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, United States
    J Med Internet Res 15:e97. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc The digital divide among low-income homebound older adults: Internet use patterns, eHealth literacy, and attitudes toward computer/Internet use
    Namkee G Choi
    The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712 0358, USA
    J Med Internet Res 15:e93. 2013
    ..Despite many previous studies of older adults' Internet use, none focused on these most vulnerable older adults...
  6. pmc Relationship between depressive symptom severity and emergency department use among low-income, depressed homebound older adults aged 50 years and older
    Namkee G Choi
    The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 12:233. 2012
    ..This study examined the relationship between depressive symptom severity and the number of ED visits among low-income homebound older adults who participated in a randomized controlled trial of telehealth problem-solving therapy (PST)...
  7. pmc Association between participant-identified problems and depression severity in problem-solving therapy for low-income homebound older adults
    Namkee G Choi
    University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 27:491-9. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between the severity of baseline depressive symptoms and the problems that low-income homebound older adults (nā€‰=ā€‰66) identified in their problem-solving therapy (PST) sessions...
  8. pmc Passive coping response to depressive symptoms among low-income homebound older adults: does it affect depression severity and treatment outcome?
    Namkee G Choi
    School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station, D3500, Austin, TX 78712 0358, USA
    Behav Res Ther 50:668-74. 2012
    ..Further research needs to examine the moderating effect of coping responses to depressive symptoms on treatment efficacy of PST and other psychosocial interventions for late-life depression...
  9. doi request reprint Severity and correlates of depressive symptoms among recipients of meals on wheels: age, gender, and racial/ethnic difference
    Namkee G Choi
    University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Aging Ment Health 14:145-54. 2010
    ..Implications of and recommendations for incorporating a valid depression-screening tool into social service agencies' existing assessment process are discussed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Discrepancy between chronological age and felt age: age group difference in objective and subjective health as correlates
    Namkee G Choi
    The University of Texas at Austin, USA
    J Aging Health 26:458-73. 2014
    ..Guided by the social comparison theory, we examined correlates of the discrepancy between chronological and felt ages in three age groups of community-dwelling older adults: 65 to 69, 70 to 79, and 80 and older...
  11. ncbi request reprint Low-income older adults' acceptance of depression treatments: examination of within-group differences
    Namkee G Choi
    School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712 0358, USA
    Aging Ment Health 11:423-33. 2007
    ..Homebound older adults had less favorable attitudes toward CB than did their ambulatory peers...
  12. doi request reprint Depression in older nursing home residents: the influence of nursing home environmental stressors, coping, and acceptance of group and individual therapy
    Namkee G Choi
    School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
    Aging Ment Health 12:536-47. 2008
    ..In regard to depression treatment, the interviewees appeared to prefer nursing home programs that reduce their isolation over group or individual psychotherapy...
  13. pmc Heavy/binge drinking and depressive symptoms in older adults: gender differences
    Namkee G Choi
    School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 26:860-8. 2011
    ....
  14. pmc Relationship between spouse/partner support and depressive symptoms in older adults: gender difference
    Namkee G Choi
    School of Social Work, University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA
    Aging Ment Health 15:307-17. 2011
    ..These relationship patterns were found in both younger and older groups of men and women...
  15. doi request reprint Unmet needs and depressive symptoms among low--income older adults
    Namkee G Choi
    School of Social Work, University of Texas, Austin, Texas 78172 0358, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 52:567-83. 2009
    ..Future research and practice implications are discussed...
  16. doi request reprint Utilization of complementary and alternative medicines for mental health problems among Asian Americans
    Namkee G Choi
    University of Texas at Austin, 78712 0358, USA
    Community Ment Health J 46:570-8. 2010
    ..Although Asian Americans with severe mental health problems are more likely to access TCMHS than CAM alone, the utilization of TCMHS still appears to be low...
  17. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress, binge/heavy drinking, and gender differences among older adults
    Namkee G Choi
    School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station, Austin, TX 78712 0358, USA
    Am J Addict 20:420-8. 2011
    ..Though findings on the relationship between heavy drinking and psychological distress in men and women are not consistent across studies, older men and women should be assessed for both conditions in clinical settings...
  18. doi request reprint Meals on Wheels: exploring potential for and barriers to integrating depression intervention for homebound older adults
    Namkee G Choi
    School of Social Work, University of Texas, Austin, Texas 78712 0358, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 30:214-30. 2011
    ..About 64-72% of MOWs that are not current providers of screening and/or referrals want to provide the services, and 21% of those that are not current providers of in-home counseling want to provide it...
  19. doi request reprint Risk factors and intervention programs for depression in nursing home residents: nursing home staff interview findings
    Namkee G Choi
    School of Social Work, University of Texas, Austin, Texas 78712 0358, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 52:668-85. 2009
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Wisdom from life's challenges: qualitative interviews with low- and moderate-income older adults who were nominated as being wise
    Namkee G Choi
    School of Social Work, University of Texas, Austin, Texas 78712 0358, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 54:592-614. 2011
    ..Their emphasis on interconnectedness and interdependence, forgiveness and patience, and gratitude appears to represent self-transcendental qualities of wisdom. Social work practice and research implications are discussed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Drinking, smoking, and psychological distress in middle and late life
    Namkee G Choi
    School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin, USA
    Aging Ment Health 15:720-31. 2011
    ..These women are the most psychologically distressed and may need interventions designed to help them quit smoking, reduce or quit drinking, and alleviate psychological distress...
  22. doi request reprint The integration of social and psychologic services to improve low-income homebound older adults' access to depression treatment
    Namkee G Choi
    School of Social Work, The University of Texas at Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Fam Community Health 32:S27-35. 2009
    ..This study outlines the rationale for integrating the social and psychologic services for homebound older adults and the need for research evidence on the feasibility, efficacy, and replicability of implementing such an integrated model...
  23. doi request reprint Life regrets and pride among low-income older adults: relationships with depressive symptoms, current life stressors and coping resources
    Namkee G Choi
    University of Texas at Austin, School of Social Work, Austin, Texas, United States
    Aging Ment Health 13:213-25. 2009
    ..However, the regrets and pride explained a small amount of the variance in the GDS scores, while the current life stressors explained a large portion of the variance...
  24. doi request reprint Self-neglect and neglect of vulnerable older adults: reexamination of etiology
    Namkee G Choi
    School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712 0358, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 52:171-87. 2009
    ..This inadequate public policy coverage, rather than individual and intrafamily risk factors per se, needs to be considered as a significant cause of elder self-neglect/neglect...
  25. ncbi request reprint Felt age and cognitive-affective depressive symptoms in late life
    Namkee G Choi
    a School of Social Work, University of Texas, Austin, USA
    Aging Ment Health 18:833-7. 2014
    ..Conclusion: The self-enhancement or self-protection function of younger felt age at T1 does not appear to extend longitudinally to T2, while the negative depressive effect of older felt age at T1 extends to T2. ..
  26. ncbi request reprint Age group differences in depressive symptoms among older adults with functional impairments
    Namkee G Choi
    School of Social Work, University of Texas of Austin, 78712 0358, USA
    Health Soc Work 32:177-88. 2007
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  27. ncbi request reprint Comparison of depressive symptoms between homebound older adults and ambulatory older adults
    Namkee G Choi
    School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712 0358, USA
    Aging Ment Health 11:310-22. 2007
    ....