Giyeon Kim

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Geographic and racial-ethnic differences in satisfaction with and perceived benefits of mental health services
    Giyeon Kim
    Dr Kim and Dr Parmelee are with the Center for Mental Health and Aging and Department of Psychology, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa e mail Dr Parton is with the Department of Information Systems, Statistics, and Management Science and Ms Ford and Ms Bryant are with the Department of Psychology, also at the University of Alabama Dr Shim is with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and National Center for Primary Care, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta
    Psychiatr Serv 65:1474-82. 2014
  2. pmc The relation between diabetes self-efficacy and psychological distress among older adults: do racial and ethnic differences exist?
    Giyeon Kim
    The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA
    J Aging Health 27:320-33. 2015
  3. pmc 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. doi request reprint Geographic and racial-ethnic differences in satisfaction with and perceived benefits of mental health services
    Giyeon Kim
    Dr Kim and Dr Parmelee are with the Center for Mental Health and Aging and Department of Psychology, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa e mail Dr Parton is with the Department of Information Systems, Statistics, and Management Science and Ms Ford and Ms Bryant are with the Department of Psychology, also at the University of Alabama Dr Shim is with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and National Center for Primary Care, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta
    Psychiatr Serv 65:1474-82. 2014
    ..This study examined whether racial-ethnic differences in satisfaction with and perceived benefits from mental health services vary by geographic region among U.S. adults...
  2. pmc The relation between diabetes self-efficacy and psychological distress among older adults: do racial and ethnic differences exist?
    Giyeon Kim
    The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA
    J Aging Health 27:320-33. 2015
    ..This study examined racial/ethnic differences in the relationship between diabetes self-efficacy and psychological distress among older adults with diabetes mellitus...
  3. pmc 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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
    ....
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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
    ....
  9. 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)...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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
    ..corrected] 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...
  16. 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
    ....
  17. 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)...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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
    ....
  22. doi 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...
  23. pmc Emergency department utilization among Medicaid beneficiaries with schizophrenia and diabetes: the consequences of increasing medical complexity
    Ruth S Shim
    National Center for Primary Care, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA Electronic address
    Schizophr Res 152:490-7. 2014
    ..This study examines the use of ED services by Medicaid beneficiaries with comorbid diabetes and schizophrenia, a dyad with particularly high levels of clinical complexity...
  24. pmc Race/ethnicity and measurement equivalence of the Everyday Discrimination Scale
    Giyeon Kim
    Center for Mental Health and Aging and Department of Psychology, The University of Alabama
    Psychol Assess 26:892-900. 2014
    ..Implications are discussed in cultural and methodological contexts...