Giyeon Kim

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The relation between body mass index and self-rated mental health among older adults: do racial/ethnic differences exist?
    Giyeon Kim
    Center for Mental Health and Aging, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL Department of Psychology, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:661-9. 2014
  2. pmc Regional variation of racial disparities in mental health service use among older adults
    Giyeon Kim
    Center for Mental Health, The University of Alabama, Box 870315, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0315, USA
    Gerontologist 53:618-26. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare use, delayed care, and management of diabetes mellitus in older adults in California
    Giyeon Kim
    Center for Mental Health and Aging, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:2319-25. 2012
  4. doi request reprint A meta-analysis of the factor structure of the Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS): the effects of language
    Giyeon Kim
    Center for Mental Health and Aging, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35486, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 25:71-81. 2013
  5. pmc Health disparities grants funded by National Institute on Aging: trends between 2000 and 2010
    Giyeon Kim
    Center for Mental Health and Aging and Department of Psychology, The University of Alabama, Box 870315, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0315, USA
    Gerontologist 52:748-58. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in serious psychological distress among older adults in California
    Giyeon Kim
    Center for Mental Health and Aging, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 27:1070-7. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Disparities in health status and health care access and use among older American Indians and Alaska Natives and non-Hispanic Whites in California
    Giyeon Kim
    Center for Mental Health and Aging, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA
    J Aging Health 24:799-811. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Personal views about aging among Korean American older adults: the role of physical health, social network, and acculturation
    Giyeon Kim
    Center for Mental Health and Aging, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0315, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 27:139-48. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Factors associated with mental health service use in Latino and Asian immigrant elders
    Giyeon Kim
    Center for Mental Health and Aging, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 35487, USA
    Aging Ment Health 14:535-42. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Race/ethnicity and the factor structure of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale: a meta-analysis
    Giyeon Kim
    Center for Mental Health and Aging, and Department of Psychology, The University of Alabama, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 17:381-96. 2011

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint The relation between body mass index and self-rated mental health among older adults: do racial/ethnic differences exist?
    Giyeon Kim
    Center for Mental Health and Aging, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL Department of Psychology, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:661-9. 2014
    ..To examine racial and ethnic differences in the relation between body mass index (BMI) and self-rated mental health (SRMH) among community-dwelling older adults...
  2. pmc Regional variation of racial disparities in mental health service use among older adults
    Giyeon Kim
    Center for Mental Health, The University of Alabama, Box 870315, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0315, USA
    Gerontologist 53:618-26. 2013
    ..Given the paucity of research on the role of geography in mental health care, this study examined whether racial differences in mental health service use varied across geographic regions among older adults...
  3. doi request reprint Racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare use, delayed care, and management of diabetes mellitus in older adults in California
    Giyeon Kim
    Center for Mental Health and Aging, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:2319-25. 2012
    ..The findings suggest the need for racial- and ethnic-specific interventions for managing diabetes mellitus to help reduce existing racial and ethnic disparities among elderly adults...
  4. doi request reprint A meta-analysis of the factor structure of the Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS): the effects of language
    Giyeon Kim
    Center for Mental Health and Aging, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35486, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 25:71-81. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc Health disparities grants funded by National Institute on Aging: trends between 2000 and 2010
    Giyeon Kim
    Center for Mental Health and Aging and Department of Psychology, The University of Alabama, Box 870315, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0315, USA
    Gerontologist 52:748-58. 2012
    ..Objectives were (a) to examine longitudinal trends in health disparities-related grants funded by NIA and (b) to identify moderators of these trends...
  6. doi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in serious psychological distress among older adults in California
    Giyeon Kim
    Center for Mental Health and Aging, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 27:1070-7. 2012
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Disparities in health status and health care access and use among older American Indians and Alaska Natives and non-Hispanic Whites in California
    Giyeon Kim
    Center for Mental Health and Aging, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA
    J Aging Health 24:799-811. 2012
    ..The present study compared the characteristics of health status and health care access and use among older American Indians and Alaska Natives (AIANs) to those of non-Hispanic Whites (NHWs)...
  8. doi request reprint Personal views about aging among Korean American older adults: the role of physical health, social network, and acculturation
    Giyeon Kim
    Center for Mental Health and Aging, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0315, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 27:139-48. 2012
    ..Ways to maintain and improve positive attitudes about personal aging are discussed in a cultural context...
  9. doi request reprint Factors associated with mental health service use in Latino and Asian immigrant elders
    Giyeon Kim
    Center for Mental Health and Aging, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 35487, USA
    Aging Ment Health 14:535-42. 2010
    ..Adapting Andersen's behavioral health model of health service utilization, predisposing, enabling, and mental health need factors were considered as potential predictors for use of mental health services...
  10. doi request reprint Race/ethnicity and the factor structure of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale: a meta-analysis
    Giyeon Kim
    Center for Mental Health and Aging, and Department of Psychology, The University of Alabama, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 17:381-96. 2011
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Vulnerability of older Latino and Asian immigrants with limited English proficiency
    Giyeon Kim
    Center for Mental Health and Aging, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1246-52. 2011
    ..To explore the implications of limited English proficiency (LEP) for disparities in health status and healthcare service use of older Latino and Asian immigrants...
  12. doi request reprint Associations between self-rated mental health and psychiatric disorders among older adults: do racial/ethnic differences exist?
    Giyeon Kim
    From the Center for Mental Health and Aging, Department of Psychology, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35486, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:416-22. 2011
    ..This study examined racial/ethnic differences in the association between self-rated mental health (SRMH) and psychiatric disorders among community-dwelling older adults in the United States...
  13. doi request reprint Health status of older Asian Americans in California
    Giyeon Kim
    Center for Mental Health and Aging, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35486, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2003-8. 2010
    ..Being aware of these differences in background and health characteristics may help providers to better serve older Asian clients...
  14. doi request reprint Limited English proficiency as a barrier to mental health service use: a study of Latino and Asian immigrants with psychiatric disorders
    Giyeon Kim
    Center for Mental Health and Aging, The University of Alabama, Box 870315, 35487 0315 Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 45:104-10. 2011
    ..In addition, further investigation is needed to identify factors that can enhance access to mental health care services among Asians...
  15. doi request reprint Age differences in satisfaction with and perceived benefit from mental health services: results from the collaborative psychiatric epidemiology surveys
    Katy L Ford
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 28:831-40. 2013
    ..This study examined variation by age in satisfaction with and perceived benefit from mental health services (MHS)...
  16. doi request reprint The relation between acculturation and alcohol consumption patterns among older Asian and Hispanic immigrants
    Ami N Bryant
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
    Aging Ment Health 17:147-56. 2013
    ..The results indicate that acculturation may be related to alcohol consumption patterns for older immigrants. This suggests future needs to develop an in-depth understanding of the health behaviors of these immigrant elderly groups...
  17. doi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in prevalence and correlates of binge drinking among older adults
    Ami N Bryant
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
    Aging Ment Health 16:208-17. 2012
    ..This study examines how the prevalence and correlates of binge drinking among older adults vary by race/ethnicity...
  18. doi request reprint The relation between frequency of binge drinking and psychological distress among older adult drinkers
    Ami N Bryant
    Department of Psychology, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA
    J Aging Health 25:1243-57. 2013
    ..The present study examined the relation between past year frequency of binge drinking and psychological distress among older adult drinkers...
  19. doi request reprint Disparities in colorectal cancer screening behaviors: implications for African American men
    JoAnn S Oliver
    Capstone College of Nursing and Center for Mental Health and Aging, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA
    Gastroenterol Nurs 35:93-8. 2012
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Racial/Ethnic variations in the relation between body mass index and cognitive function among older adults
    Ami N Bryant
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:653-60. 2014
    ..The present study examines racial/ethnic variations in the relation between body mass index (BMI) and cognitive function among older adults...