Namkee G Choi

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. doi 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
  9. ncbi request reprint Determinants of stability and changes in self-reported work disability among older working-age populations
    Namkee G Choi
    University of Texas at Austin, School of Social Work, 78712, USA
    J Aging Soc Policy 15:11-31. 2003
  10. pmc Relationship between health service use and health information technology use among older adults: analysis of the US National Health Interview Survey
    NAMKEE CHOI
    University of Texas at Austin, School of Social Work, Austin, TX, United States
    J Med Internet Res 13:e33. 2011

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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
    ....
  7. 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...
  8. doi 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Determinants of stability and changes in self-reported work disability among older working-age populations
    Namkee G Choi
    University of Texas at Austin, School of Social Work, 78712, USA
    J Aging Soc Policy 15:11-31. 2003
    ..Research and policy implications of the findings are discussed...
  10. pmc Relationship between health service use and health information technology use among older adults: analysis of the US National Health Interview Survey
    NAMKEE CHOI
    University of Texas at Austin, School of Social Work, Austin, TX, United States
    J Med Internet Res 13:e33. 2011
    ....
  11. 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...
  12. doi 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...
  13. 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
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  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Determinants of self-perceived changes in health status among pre- and early-retirement populations
    Namkee G Choi
    School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin, 78712 0358, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 56:197-222. 2003
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  16. ncbi request reprint Reaching out to racial/ethnic minority older persons for elderly nutrition programs
    Namkee G Choi
    School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin, One University Station, D3500, Austin, TX, 78712, USA
    J Nutr Elder 24:89-104. 2004
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Predicting the changes in depressive symptomatology in later life: how much do changes in health status, marital and caregiving status, work and volunteering, and health-related behaviors contribute?
    Namkee G Choi
    School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station, Mail Code D3500, Austin, TX 78712 0358, USA
    J Aging Health 19:152-77. 2007
    ..3-3.4%) of variance in the follow-up CES-D score...
  18. 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
    ....
  19. 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...
  20. 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
    ....
  21. 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...
  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 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...
  24. 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...
  25. doi request reprint 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...
  26. doi request reprint 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
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Caregiving and volunteering: are private and public helping behaviors linked?
    Jeffrey A Burr
    Department of Gerontology, McCormack Graduate School of Policy Studies, 100 Morrissey Blvd, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA 02125 3393, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:S247-56. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between two forms of helping behavior among older adults--informal caregiving and formal volunteer activity...