Namkee Choi, professor in the School of Social Work, has received a $680,000 National Institute of Mental Health award to study the feasibility of a telehealth problem-solving treatment (PST) for homebound older individuals suffering from depression. The short-term structured PST focuses on teaching and strengthening problem-solving coping skills for older adults in the Austin area. The study will compare three groups of participants 50 years old and over, totaling 100 for the next two years.
Social work professor receives $680,000 to study adult depression
Marjorie Smith | Aug. 21, 2009