Skip to main content
Sign In

University of Colorado Denver

Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health
 
 
 

Native Elder Research Center

References and Resource Publications


American Indian and Alaska Native Methods and Measurement Resources
Updated July 19, 2005 by Dorothy A. Rhoades, MD, MPH
 

Quality of Life and Health-related Quality of Life Measures

 

Beals J, Welty TK, Mitchell CM, Rhoades DA, Yeh JL, Henderson JA, Manson SM, Buchwald DS. (2005). Psychometric properties and factor structure of the SF36® among older American Indians: the Strong Heart Study. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology (in press).

Moss, MP, Roubideaux, Y.D., Jacobsen, C., Buchwald, D., & Manson, S.M. (2004). Functional disability and associated factors among older Zuni Indians. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology 19:1-12.


Garroutte, E.M., Goldberg, J., Beals, J., Herrell, R., Manson, S.M., et al. (2003). Spirituality and attempted suicide among American Indians. Social Science and Medicine , 56(7):1571-9.  

Mental Health Measures - Depression


English
 

Beals, J., Manson, S.M., Whitesell, N.R., Mitchell, C.M., Novins, D.K., Simpson, S., Spicer, et al. (in press). Prevalence of major depression in two American Indian reservation populations: Unexpected findings with a structured interview. American Journal of Psychiatry.

Beals, J., Novins, D.K., Spicer, P., Orton, H.D., Baron, A.E., Manson, S.M., et al. (2004) Challenges in operationalizing the DSM-IV clinical significance criterion. Arch Gen Psychiatry 61(12):1197-207.

Mezzich, J.E, Kirmayer, L.J., Kleinman, A., Fabrega, H., Parron, D.L., Good, B.J., Lin, K., & Manson, S.M. (1999). The place of culture in DSM-IV. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease 187(8):457-464.

Moran, J.R., Fleming, C.M., Somervell, P., & Manson, S.M. (1999). Measuring ethnic identity among American Indian adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Research 14(4):405-426.

Novins, D.K., Bechtold, D.W., Sack, W.H., Thompson, J., Carter, D.R., & Manson, S.M. (1997). The DSM-IV Outline for Cultural Formulation: A critical demonstration with American Indian children. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 36(9):1244-1251.

Manson, S.M. (1996). The wounded spirit: A cultural formulation of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder . Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry 20(4):489-498.

Keane, E. M., R. W. Dick, et al. (1996). "Predictive and concurrent validity of the Suicidal Ideation Questionnaire among American Indian adolescents." Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology 24(6):735-747.

Dick, R. W., J. Beals, et al. (1994). "Factorial structure of the CES-D among American Indian adolescents." Journal of Adolescence 17:73-79.

Somervell, P. D., J. Beals, et al. (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.

Beals, J., S. M. Manson, et al. (1991). "Factorial structure of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression scale among American Indian college students." Psychological Assessment: A Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology 3(4):623-627.

Manson, S. M., L. M. Ackerson, et al. (1990). "Depressive symptoms among American Indian adolescents: Psychometric characteristics of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D)." Psychological Assessment 2:231-237.

Ackerson, L. M., R. W. Dick, et al. (1990). "Properties of the Inventory to Diagnose Depression in American Indian adolescents." Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 29(4):601-607.

Kinzie, J.D., Manson, S.M., Do, T.V., Nguyen, T.T., Bui, A., & Than, N.P. (1982). Development and validation of a Vietnamese-language depression rating scale. American Journal of Psychiatry 139(10):1276-1281.

Non-English
 

Kinzie, J.D., Manson, S.M., Do, T.V., Nguyen, T.T., Bui, A., & Than, N.P. (1982). Development and validation of a Vietnamese-language depression rating scale. American Journal of Psychiatry, 139(10), 1276-1281.

Reviews/Summaries of Measures

 

Mezzich, J.E, Kirmayer, L.J., Kleinman, A., Fabrega, H., Parron, D.L., Good, B.J., Lin, K., & Manson, S.M. (1999). The place of culture in DSM-IV. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 187(8):457-464.

Novins, D.K., Bechtold, D.W., Sack, W.H., Thompson, J., Carter, D.R., & Manson, S.M. (1997). The DSM-IV Outline for Cultural Formulation: A critical demonstration with American Indian children. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 36(9), 1244-1251.

Manson, S.M. (1996). Cross-cultural and multi-ethnic assessment of trauma. In J.P. Wilson & T.M. Keane (Eds.), Assessing psychological trauma and PTSD: A handbook for practitioners . New York , NY : Guilford Press. Pp. 239-266.

Manson, S.M. (1994). Culture and depression: Discovering variations in the experience of illness. In W.J. Lonner & R.S. Malpass (Eds.), Psychology and culture . Needham , MA : Allyn and Bacon. Pp. 285-290.

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

Racial/Ethnic Identity

 

Garroutte EM, Kunovich RM, Jacobsen C, Goldberg J. (2004) Patient satisfaction and ethnic identity among American Indian older adults. Soc Sci Med. Dec;59(11):2233-44.

Garroutte, Eva Marie. (2003). Real Indians: Identity and the Survival of Native America . Berkeley : University of California Press.

Moran, J.R., Fleming, C.M., Somervell, P., & Manson, S.M. (1999). Measuring ethnic identity among American Indian adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Research, 14(4), 405-426.

Choney SK, Berryhill-Paapke E, and Robbins RR. (1995) The Acculturation of American Indians: Developing Frameworks for Research and Practice . Thousand Oaks , CA : Sage Publications, Inc.

Skinner JH. (2001) Acculturation: Measures of ethnic accommodation to the dominant American culture. Journal of Mental Health and Aging 7(1):41-52. (Review article regarding the psychometric properties of various acculturation measures as well as the conceptual approach to measurement of acculturation.)

Padilla AM. (ed.) (1980) Acculturation: Theory, Models and Some New Findings . Washington , DC : American Association for the Advancement of Sciences.

Novins DK, Beals J, Moore LA, Spicer P, Manson SM; AI-SUPERPFP Team. (2004) Use of biomedical services and traditional healing options among American Indians: sociodemographic correlates, spirituality, and ethnic identity. Med Care. Jul;42(7):670-9.

Other References


Perlmann J, Waters MC. (2002). The new race question: How the census counts multiracial individuals . New York : Annandale-on Hudson , N.Y. : Russell Sage Foundation; The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College .

Website http://www.census.gov/Press-Release/www/2001/raceqandas.html

Ferrante-Wallace J, Brown P. (1998). The Social Construction of Race in the United States . New York : Longman.

Petersen W. (1997) Ethnicity Counts . New Brunswick , N.J. : Transaction Publishers.

Thornton R. (1997) Tribal Membership Requirements and the Demography of 'Old' and 'New' Native Americans. Population Research and Policy Review 16:33-42.

Oetting ER, Beauvais F. (1990). Orthogonal cultural identification theory: The cultural identification of minority adolescents. International Journal of Addictions 25:655-685.

Snipp, C. Matthew. (1989) "Who Are American Indians? Some Observations about the Perils and Snipp, C. Matthew. American Indians: The First of This Land . New York : Russell Sage Foundation.

Thornton R (1987) American Indian Holocaust and Survival. Norman : University of Oklahoma Press.

Pitfalls of Data for Race and Ethnicity. (1986) Population Research and Policy Review 5:247-52.

Religiosity
 
Garroutte, E.M., Goldberg, J., Beals, J., Herrell, R., Manson, S.M., et al. (2003). Spirituality and attempted suicide among American Indians. Social Science and Medicine 56 (7):1571-9.  
 

Measurement Development Issues
 

Structural equation modeling/Factorial invariance (IRT, CFA)/ Differential item functioning
 
Keane, E. M., R. W. Dick, et al. (1996). "Predictive and concurrent validity of the Suicidal Ideation Questionnaire among American Indian adolescents." Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology 24(6): 735-747.
 
Mitchell, C.M., O'Nell, T.D., Beals, J., Dick, R., Keane, E., & Manson, S.M. (1995). Dimensionality of alcohol use among American Indian adolescents: Latent structure, construct validity, and implications for development research. Journal of Research on Adolescence 6:151-180.
 
Dick, R. W., J. Beals, et al. (1994). Factorial structure of the CES-D among American Indian adolescents. Journal of Adolescence 17:73-79.
 
Somervell, P. D., J. Beals, et al. (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.
 
Manson, S. M., L. M. Ackerson, et al. (1990). Depressive symptoms among American Indian adolescents: Psychometric characteristics of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D). Psychological Assessment 2: 231-237.
 
Ackerson, L. M., R. W. Dick, et al. (1990). "Properties of the Inventory to Diagnose Depression in American Indian adolescents." Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 29(4): 601-607.
 

Journal of Clinical Epidemiology (in press).

Methods of Scale Construction
 
Jervis, L.L., Klein, S.A., Beals, J., Manson, S.M., et al. (in press). Historical consciousness among two American Indian tribes. American Behavioral Scientist.

Novins, D.K., Beals, J., Moore , L., Spicer, P., Manson, S.M., et al. (2004). Use of biomedical services and traditional healing options among American Indians: Sociodemographic correlates, spirituality, and ethnic identity. Medical Care 42:670-679.

Garroutte, E.M., Goldberg, J., Beals, J., Herrell, R., Manson, S.M., et al. (2003). Spirituality and attempted suicide among American Indians. Social Science and Medicine, 56(7):1571-9.

Moran, J.R., Fleming, C.M., Somervell, P., & Manson, S.M. (1999). Measuring ethnic identity among American Indian adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Research , 14(4):405-426.

Mitchell, C.M., O'Nell, T.D., Beals, J., Dick, R., Keane, E., & Manson, S.M. (1995). Dimensionality of alcohol use among American Indian adolescents: Latent structure, construct validity, and implications for development research. Journal of Research on Adolescence 6:151-180.

King, J., Beals, J., Manson, S.M., & Trimble, J.E. (1992). A structural equation model of factors related to substance abuse among American Indian adolescents. Drugs and Society, 6(3/4):253-268.

Kinzie, J.D., Manson, S.M., Do, T.V., Nguyen, T.T., Bui, A., & Than, N.P. (1982). Development and validation of a Vietnamese-language depression rating scale. American Journal of Psychiatry 139 (10): 1276-128
 

Data Analysis Issues


General
 
Beals, J., Novins, D.K., Spicer, P., Orton, H.D., Baron, A.E., Manson, S.M., et al. (in press). Challenges in operationalizing the DSM-IV clinical significance criterion. Archives of General Psychiatry.
 
Shore, J.H., & Manson, S.M. (in press). Telepsychiatric care of American Indian veterans with post traumatic stress disorder: Bridging gaps in geography, organizations, and culture. Journal of Telemedicine.
 
Epidemiological
Manson SM, Garroutte E, Goins RT, Henderson PN. (2004). Access, relevance, and control in the research process: lessons from Indian country. J Aging Health. Nov;16(5 Suppl):58S-77S
 
Beals, J., Manson, S.M., Mitchell, C.M., et al. (2003). Cultural specificity and comparison in psychiatric epidemiology: Walking the tightrope in American Indian research. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry , 27(3), 249-257.
 
Manson, S.M. (1997). Ethnographic methods, cultural context, and mental illness: Bridging different ways of knowing and experience. Ethos, 25(2), 249-258.
 
Norton, I.M., & Manson, S.M. (1996). Research in American Indian and Alaska Native communities: Navigating the cultural universe of values and process. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 64(5), 856-860.
 
Kinzie, J.D., Leung, P.K., Boehlein, J., Matsunaga, D., Johnston , R., Manson, S.M., Shore, J.H., Heinz, J., & Williams, M. (1992). Psychiatric epidemiology of an Indian village: A 19-year replication study. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 180 (1), 33-39.
 

Beals J, Manson SM, Whitesell NR, Spicer P, Novins DK, Mitchell CM. (2005) Prevalence of DSM-IV disorders and attendant help-seeking in 2 American Indian reservation populations. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2005 Jan;62(1):99-108.

University of Colorado Denver

© The Regents of the University of Colorado, a body corporate. All rights reserved.

All trademarks are registered property of the University. Used by permission only.