Lydia Li

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Pain and self-injury ideation in elderly men and women receiving home care
    Lydia W Li
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2160-5. 2010
  2. pmc Understanding Rural-Urban Differences in Depressive Symptoms Among Older Adults in China
    Lydia W Li
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    J Aging Health 28:341-62. 2016
  3. doi request reprint Quality of life as perceived by older persons with chronic illness in rural and urban Shandong, China
    Lydia W Li
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 29:417-28. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Elderly Chinese and their family caregivers' perceptions of good care: a qualitative study in Shandong, China
    Lydia W Li
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1106, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 55:609-25. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Widowhood and depressive symptoms among older Chinese: do gender and source of support make a difference?
    Lydia Li
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, 1080 S University, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1106, USA
    Soc Sci Med 60:637-47. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Elder disability as an explanation for racial differences in informal home care
    Lydia W Li
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1106, USA
    Gerontologist 45:206-15. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint From caregiving to bereavement: trajectories of depressive symptoms among wife and daughter caregivers
    Lydia W Li
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, 1080 S University, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1106, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:P190-8. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal changes in the amount of informal care among publicly paid home care recipients
    Lydia W Li
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, 1080 S University, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1106, USA
    Gerontologist 45:465-73. 2005
  9. pmc Social exchanges and subjective well-being among older Chinese: does age make a difference?
    Lydia W Li
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1106, USA
    Psychol Aging 22:386-91. 2007
  10. pmc Mental health status of home care elders in Michigan
    Lydia W Li
    University of Michigan School of Social Work, 1080 S University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1106, USA
    Gerontologist 47:528-34. 2007

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc Pain and self-injury ideation in elderly men and women receiving home care
    Lydia W Li
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2160-5. 2010
    ..To investigate the associations between self-injury ideation and pain severity, pain control, and their combination in older adults receiving home care and to examine sex differences in the associations...
  2. pmc Understanding Rural-Urban Differences in Depressive Symptoms Among Older Adults in China
    Lydia W Li
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    J Aging Health 28:341-62. 2016
    ..We aimed to examine the extent to which four sets of factors (socioeconomic status [SES], health care access, health status, and social support and participation) account for such rural-urban differences...
  3. doi request reprint Quality of life as perceived by older persons with chronic illness in rural and urban Shandong, China
    Lydia W Li
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 29:417-28. 2014
    ..An implication of the findings is that for older Chinese with chronic illness, developing and sustaining programs to meet basic needs is critical to quality of life. ..
  4. doi request reprint Elderly Chinese and their family caregivers' perceptions of good care: a qualitative study in Shandong, China
    Lydia W Li
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1106, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 55:609-25. 2012
    ..There was overall consistency in perceptions of study participants. Variations between rural and urban elders' perceptions appear to reflect differences in socioeconomic development and institutional structures...
  5. ncbi request reprint Widowhood and depressive symptoms among older Chinese: do gender and source of support make a difference?
    Lydia Li
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, 1080 S University, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1106, USA
    Soc Sci Med 60:637-47. 2005
    ..In this study, we have extended bereavement and social support research to a developing nation, with some findings similar to and some different from studies in Western developed nations...
  6. ncbi request reprint Elder disability as an explanation for racial differences in informal home care
    Lydia W Li
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1106, USA
    Gerontologist 45:206-15. 2005
    ..Adjusting for sociodemographic characteristics and disability levels, this study examines whether differences exist in the structure and function of community-dwelling Black and White frail elders' informal care networks...
  7. ncbi request reprint From caregiving to bereavement: trajectories of depressive symptoms among wife and daughter caregivers
    Lydia W Li
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, 1080 S University, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1106, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:P190-8. 2005
    ..Services to support caregivers should target specific groups of caregivers, based on caregiving experience and background characteristics, at times when they are most in need...
  8. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal changes in the amount of informal care among publicly paid home care recipients
    Lydia W Li
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, 1080 S University, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1106, USA
    Gerontologist 45:465-73. 2005
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  9. pmc Social exchanges and subjective well-being among older Chinese: does age make a difference?
    Lydia W Li
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1106, USA
    Psychol Aging 22:386-91. 2007
    ..Further, depressed affect of old-old (70+ years) Chinese reacts more strongly to both social support and negative interactions than the young-old (60-69 years)...
  10. pmc Mental health status of home care elders in Michigan
    Lydia W Li
    University of Michigan School of Social Work, 1080 S University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1106, USA
    Gerontologist 47:528-34. 2007
    ..This study describes the mental health status of community-living frail elders in Michigan and identifies subgroups of individuals who are vulnerable to mental health problems...
  11. pmc Health among the oldest-old in China: which living arrangements make a difference?
    Lydia W Li
    University of Michigan School of Social, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1106, USA
    Soc Sci Med 68:220-7. 2009
    ..Future research should examine the mechanisms linking living arrangements and health, and the experience of institutional living for men and women in China...
  12. pmc Effects of changes in depressive symptoms and cognitive functioning on physical disability in home care elders
    Lydia W Li
    University of Michigan School of Social Work, 1080 S University, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1106, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:230-6. 2009
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  13. pmc Caregiver confidence: does it predict changes in disability among elderly home care recipients?
    Lydia W Li
    University of Michigan School of Social Work, 1080 South University, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Gerontologist 52:79-88. 2012
    ..A secondary aim was to explore how caregiver confidence and care recipient functional self-efficacy jointly influence changes in ADL performance over time...
  14. pmc Is natural experiment a cure? Re-examining the long-term health effects of China's 1959-1961 famine
    Hongwei Xu
    Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, 426 Thompson St, ISR 2459, Ann Arbor, Mi 48104 2321, USA Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 148:110-22. 2016
    ..We conclude that using famine as a natural experiment in itself does not guarantee correct statistical inference about the long-term health impacts of prenatal malnutrition when other analytical challenges remain unresolved. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint A functioning profile of Medicaid Waiver participants in Michigan: does the program admit the high functioning?
    Lydia Li
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, 1080 S University, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1106, USA
    Care Manag J 4:31-6. 2003
    ..Much of the controversy over MIChoice can be traced to contradictions inherent in the payment system and the fundamental premise that drives the program...
  16. pmc Successful aging in the United States: prevalence estimates from a national sample of older adults
    Sara J McLaughlin
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 65:216-26. 2010
    ..To estimate the prevalence of successful aging in the United States, with the broad aim of contributing to the dialogue on Rowe and Kahn's concept of successful aging...