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Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health
 
 
 

NCAIANMHR

Neah Bay


PROJECT TITLE:
Neah Bay

FUNDING SOURCE: 
NIMH

DATES OF FUNDING: 
1967-1969,1986-1989

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR(S): 
Spero Manson, Ph.D.

CENTER STAFF INVOLVED:
Spero Manson, Ph.D.; Phil Somervell, Ph.D.; James Shore, MD.

 

SPECIFIC AIMS/RESEARCH GOALS:

The purpose of this study is to ascertain the prevalence of ADM disorders, identify risk factors, and re-interview a sample of adult tribal members from an American Indian community on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington state.

 

RESEARCH DESIGN:

The data for this study were collected at 2 points in time, separated by 19 years (1968- 69, 1987-88).   Data collection methods included a structured interview of the participants, nondirective discussion with each subject, and collection of data from several ancillary sources.

 

PARTICIPANTS:

For the initial survey of the village of Neah Bay, 100 respondents were selected, matching the population distribution of age, sex, and social class.   For the second survey, approximately 60 of the original 100 participants were re-interviewed, and an additional 70 participants were also interviewed.

 

MEASURES:
  1. Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D).
  2. Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test (MAST).
  3. Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia, lifetime version (SADS-L).

 

PUBLICATIONS:

Kinzie, J. D., Leung, P. K., Boehlein, J., Matsunaga, D., Johnston, R., Manson, S. M., Shore, J. H., Heinz, J., & Williams, M. (1992). Psychiatry epidemiology of an Indian village: A 19-year replication study. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 180, 33-39.

Kinzie, J. D., & Manson, S. M. (1987). Self-rating scales in cross-cultural psychiatry. Hospital and Community Psychiatry, 38(2), 190-196

Shore, J.H., Kinzie, J.D., Hampson, J.L., & Pattison, E.M. (1973).   Psychiatric epidemiology of an Indian Village.  Psychiatry, 36, 70-81.

Somervell, P. D., Beals, J., Kinzie, J. D., Boehnlein, J., Leung, P., & Manson, S. M. (1993). Criterion validity of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale in a population sample from an American Indian village. Psychiatry Research, 47, 255-266

Somervell, P. D., Beals, J., Kinzie, J. D., Leung, P., Boehnlein, J., Matsunaga, D., & Manson, S. M. (1993). Use of the CES-D in an American Indian village. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry, 16, 503-517.

Somervell, P. D., Manson, S. M., & Shore, J. H. (1995). American Indians and Alaska Natives. In I. Al-Issa (Ed.), Handbook of culture and medical illness in international perspectives (pp. 315-329). New York: Springer-Verlag.

 

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