Intimate partner violence, social support, and depressive symptoms among indigenous older adults
Burnette, Catherine E.
Lee, Kyoung Hag
Easton, Scott D.
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Roh, Soonhee; Burnette, Catherine E.; Lee, Kyoung Hag; Lee, Yeon-Shim; Easton, Scott D. 2016. Intimate partner violence, social support, and depressive symptoms among indigenous older adults. Gerontologist, vol. 56:suppl. 3:pp 94-95
Research on depression and intimate partner violence (IPV) experienced by Indigenous older adults is virtually non-existent. Given the associations between IPV and depression in the general population, along with disproportionately higher rates for each problem among Indigenous peoples, understanding their interconnections is highly important. The purpose of this inquiry is to examine how IPV and social support are associated with depressive symptoms for Indigenous older adults.
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