Yuri Jang

Summary

Affiliation: University of Georgia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of neuroticism in the association between performance-based and self-reported measures of mobility
    Yuri Jang
    University of South Florida, USA
    J Aging Health 14:495-508. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint The role of mastery and social resources in the associations between disability and depression in later life
    Yuri Jang
    Institute on Aging, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Gerontologist 42:807-13. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Determinants of a sense of mastery in African American and White older adults
    Yuri Jang
    Institute on Aging, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 58:S221-4. 2003
  4. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in community-dwelling older Whites and African Americans
    Yuri Jang
    University of South Florida, Tampa, USA
    J Aging Health 21:336-49. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Health perception and depressive symptoms among older Korean Americans
    Yuri Jang
    Department of Aging and Mental Health, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, 13301 Bruce B Downs Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 21:91-102. 2006
  6. pmc Determinants of a sense of mastery in Korean American elders: a longitudinal assessment
    Yuri Jang
    Department of Aging and Mental Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Aging Ment Health 13:99-105. 2009
  7. pmc Changes in perceived health and depressive symptoms: a longitudinal analysis with older Korean Americans
    Yuri Jang
    Department of Aging and Mental Health, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, 13301 Bruce B Downs Blvd, MHC 1439, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 11:7-12. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Gender differences in depressive symptoms among older Korean American immigrants
    Yuri Jang
    Department of Aging and Mental Health Disparities, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Soc Work Public Health 26:96-109. 2011
  9. pmc Living in a different world: acculturative stress among Korean American elders
    Yuri Jang
    Department of Aging and Mental Health Disparities, University of South Florida, Tampa, 33612, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 65:14-21. 2010
  10. pmc Attitudes toward mental health services: age-group differences in Korean American adults
    Yuri Jang
    Department of Aging and Mental Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Aging Ment Health 13:127-34. 2009

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of neuroticism in the association between performance-based and self-reported measures of mobility
    Yuri Jang
    University of South Florida, USA
    J Aging Health 14:495-508. 2002
    ..The present study examined the role of neuroticism in older individuals' self-reports of mobility. The authors hypothesized that neuroticism would modify the association between performance-based and self-reported measures of mobility...
  2. ncbi request reprint The role of mastery and social resources in the associations between disability and depression in later life
    Yuri Jang
    Institute on Aging, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Gerontologist 42:807-13. 2002
    ..The present study assessed the impacts of mastery and social resources (social network, social support, and satisfaction with support) on depression and, in particular, whether they modify the link between disability and depression...
  3. ncbi request reprint Determinants of a sense of mastery in African American and White older adults
    Yuri Jang
    Institute on Aging, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 58:S221-4. 2003
    ..This study compares determinants of a sense of mastery in African American and White older adults...
  4. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in community-dwelling older Whites and African Americans
    Yuri Jang
    University of South Florida, Tampa, USA
    J Aging Health 21:336-49. 2009
    ..They hypothesized that the general well-being factor would be a mediator between physical and mental health in both groups...
  5. ncbi request reprint Health perception and depressive symptoms among older Korean Americans
    Yuri Jang
    Department of Aging and Mental Health, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, 13301 Bruce B Downs Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 21:91-102. 2006
    ..Additionally, the findings supported a mediation model of health perception in the linkages between physical and mental health. Findings and implications are discussed here in a cultural context...
  6. pmc Determinants of a sense of mastery in Korean American elders: a longitudinal assessment
    Yuri Jang
    Department of Aging and Mental Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Aging Ment Health 13:99-105. 2009
    ..Given the importance of sense of mastery for physical and psychological well-being in later life, this study examined the predictors of a sense of mastery among Korean American elders...
  7. pmc Changes in perceived health and depressive symptoms: a longitudinal analysis with older Korean Americans
    Yuri Jang
    Department of Aging and Mental Health, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, 13301 Bruce B Downs Blvd, MHC 1439, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 11:7-12. 2009
    ..Findings highlight the importance of interventions for disease management and mental health promotion to enhance subjective health among older Korean immigrants...
  8. doi request reprint Gender differences in depressive symptoms among older Korean American immigrants
    Yuri Jang
    Department of Aging and Mental Health Disparities, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Soc Work Public Health 26:96-109. 2011
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  9. pmc Living in a different world: acculturative stress among Korean American elders
    Yuri Jang
    Department of Aging and Mental Health Disparities, University of South Florida, Tampa, 33612, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 65:14-21. 2010
    ..Findings suggest avenues for facilitating immigrant elders' positive adaptation and promoting their mental well-being...
  10. pmc Attitudes toward mental health services: age-group differences in Korean American adults
    Yuri Jang
    Department of Aging and Mental Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Aging Ment Health 13:127-34. 2009
    ..Based on the similarities and differences found between young and old, both general and age-specific strategies need to be developed in order to increase effectiveness of these programs...
  11. doi request reprint Social activity and depressive symptoms in Korean American older adults: the conditioning role of acculturation
    Yuri Jang
    Department of Aging and Mental Health Disparities, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Aging Health 23:767-81. 2011
    ..This study examined the independent and interactive effects of acculturation and social activity on depressive symptoms...
  12. ncbi request reprint The mediating role of health perceptions in the relation between physical and mental health: a study of older residents in assisted living facilities
    Yuri Jang
    Department of Aging and Mental Health, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, 13301 Bruce B Downs Blvd, MHC 1439, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Aging Health 19:439-52. 2007
    ..Responding to the increased need for research on older residents in assisted living facilities (ALFs), this study assessed the connections between physical and mental health among 150 older residents in ALF settings...
  13. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood effects on the self-rated health of older adults from four racial/ethnic groups
    Jung Eun Ko
    a School of Aging Studies, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Soc Work Public Health 29:89-99. 2014
    ..The findings show the overall importance of neighborhood context in the health of older adults and indicate different implications of neighborhood characteristics for diverse racial/ethnic groups. ..
  14. doi request reprint The association between self-rated mental health and symptoms of depression in Korean American older adults
    Yuri Jang
    School of Aging Studies, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Aging Ment Health 16:481-5. 2012
    ..The study examined the association of self-rated mental health (SRMH) with three measures of depressive symptoms (the short form CES-D, GDS-SF, and PHQ-9) in Korean American older adults...
  15. doi request reprint The interactive role of chronic medical conditions and sleep disturbance in predicting depressive symptoms among Korean American older adults
    Yuri Jang
    Department of Aging and Mental Health Disparities, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Aging Ment Health 15:198-203. 2011
    ..The sample (N = 675) consisted of community-dwelling Korean American older adults, a group that has been found to be particularly high in depressive symptomatology...
  16. doi request reprint Attitudes toward mental health services in Hispanic older adults: the role of misconceptions and personal beliefs
    Yuri Jang
    Department of Aging and Mental Health Disparities, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, 13301 Bruce B Downs Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Community Ment Health J 47:164-70. 2011
    ..Findings suggest that interventions designed to promote positive attitudes toward mental health services of older Hispanics should address misconceptions and personal beliefs...
  17. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms among African American and white older adults
    Yuri Jang
    Department of Aging and Mental Health, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, MHC 1439, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:P313-P319. 2005
    ..In addition, we obtained significant interactions among predictor variables in each group, identifying risk-reducing and risk-enhancing factors within each group...
  18. pmc The mediating role of loneliness in the relation between social engagement and depressive symptoms among older Korean Americans: do men and women differ?
    Nan Sook Park
    School of Social Work, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 68:193-201. 2013
    ..Various indices of social engagement were considered including living arrangement, social network, and activity participation...
  19. pmc Cultural equivalence in depressive symptoms in older white, black, and Mexican-American adults
    Giyeon Kim
    Department of Aging and Mental Health Disparities, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, 13301 Bruce B Downs Blvd, MHC 1400, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:790-6. 2009
    ..To examine cultural equivalence in responses to depressive symptom items of three racial or ethnic elderly groups...
  20. pmc Attitudes of older Korean Americans toward mental health services
    Yuri Jang
    Department of Aging and Mental Health, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:616-20. 2007
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  21. pmc Not saying I am happy does not mean I am not: cultural influences on responses to positive affect items in the CES-D
    Yuri Jang
    Department of Aging and Mental Health Disparities, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, 13301 Bruce B Downs Boulevard, MHC 1400, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 65:684-90. 2010
    ..The samples consisted of elderly non-Hispanic Whites (n = 450), Korean Americans (n = 519), and Koreans (n = 2,030)...
  22. pmc Willingness of older Korean-American adults to use hospice
    Yuri Jang
    Department of Aging and Mental Health Disparities, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:352-6. 2010
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  23. doi request reprint Self-rating of poor health: a comparison of Cuban elders in Havana and Miami
    Yuri Jang
    Department of Aging and Mental Health, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, 13301 Bruce B Downs Blvd, MHC 1400, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 24:181-91. 2009
    ..The overall results suggest a particular role of chronic conditions in determining subjective health among elders in Havana. Findings are discussed in a sociocultural context...
  24. ncbi request reprint Individual differences in the effects of disease and disability on depressive symptoms: the role of age and subjective health
    Yuri Jang
    University of South Florida, Department of Aging and Mental Health, Florida Mental Health Institute, Tampa 33612, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 59:125-37. 2004
    ..Issues such as age differences within older populations, the resilience of centenarians, and the intervening roles of subjective health are further discussed...
  25. ncbi request reprint Nonauditory determinants of self-perceived hearing problems among older adults: the role of stressful life conditions, neuroticism, and social resources
    Yuri Jang
    Institute on Aging, University of South Florida, Tampa 33612, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M466-9. 2002
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  26. ncbi request reprint Correlates of sense of control among older Korean-American immigrants: financial status, physical health constraints, and environmental challenges
    Yuri Jang
    Department of Aging and Mental Health, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa 33612, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 63:173-86. 2006
    ..Findings are discussed in a cultural context, and ways to promote sense of control among immigrant older populations are suggested...
  27. pmc Perceived discrimination and psychological well-being: the mediating and moderating role of sense of control
    Yuri Jang
    Department of Aging and Mental Health, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa 33612, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 66:213-27. 2008
    ..The findings elucidated the mechanisms by which perceived discrimination manifested its psychological outcomes, and suggest ways to reduce adverse consequences associated with discriminatory experiences...
  28. ncbi request reprint Neuroticism and longitudinal change in caregiver depression: impact of a spouse-caregiver intervention program
    Yuri Jang
    Department of Aging and Mental Health, University of South Florida, Tampa 33612, USA
    Gerontologist 44:311-7. 2004
    ..We were interested in whether high levels of caregiver neuroticism would lead to a diminished response to the enhanced treatment and whether neuroticism affected the longitudinal course of caregiver depression regardless of intervention...
  29. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms among older residents in assisted living facilities
    Yuri Jang
    Department of Aging and Mental Health, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa 33612, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 63:299-315. 2006
    ..The protective roles of psychosocial resources against physical health constraints yield important implications for designing prevention and intervention strategies for the mental health of older populations in ALF settings...