Rural Health Resources by Topic: Stress and stress disorders
Life Course Patterns of Concurrent Trajectories of BMI and Affective Symptoms of Rural Mothers: Socioeconomic Antecedents and Disease Outcomes in Later Life
Study examining patterns of body mass index (BMI),
socioeconomic background, and symptoms of depression and
anxiety in rural Midwestern mothers over a 25-year period
from 1991-2015. Participants in the study were 552 White
families in rural Iowa who were parents of early
adolescents in 1991. Discusses health risks, comorbidity,
and socioeconomic stresses over time, noting that the rural
women in the study experienced the rural farm crisis of the
Author(s): Kandauda Wickrama, Eric T. Klopack, Catherine Walker O'Neal, et al. Citation: The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 74(7), 1233-1244 Date: 09/2019 Type: Document view details
Kentucky Community Fights Back against Cardiovascular Disease
Results of a study conducted in Appalachian Kentucky, exploring a program in which community health workers helped promote healthy eating, physical activity, stress reduction, and other activities to manage risk factors for cardiovascular disease.
Date: 06/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute view details
Preventing Farmer Suicides through Helplines and Farm Visits
Discusses the financial and other challenges farmers face that impact their mental health. Highlights the efforts of the Minnesota Farm & Rural Helpline and NY FarmNet, which work to improve farmers' mental health and prevent suicides.
Author(s): Allee Mead Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 05/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Influence of Work on Elevated Blood Pressure in Hispanic Adolescents in South Texas
Presents a study on work and blood pressure rates among Hispanic teens in the predominantly rural Hidalgo County, Texas on the U.S-Mexico border. Breaks down data on student participants based on age, race, and physical activity, among other measures.
Author(s): Eva M. Shipp, Sharon P. Cooper, Luohua Jiang, et al. Citation: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(7), 1096 Date: 04/2019 Type: Document view details
Sources of Stress among Midwest American Indian Adults with Type 2 Diabetes
Highlights a study on the stressors in the lives of American Indians with type 2 diabetes. Presents conclusions drawn from focus groups among 5 tribes in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Details the stressors and discusses the role they play in the participants' lives.
Author(s): Jessica H. L. Elm, Melissa L. Walls, Benjamin D. Aronson Citation: American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, 26(1), 33-62 Date: 2019 Type: Document view details
Adverse Childhood Experiences: A Driver of the Opioid Epidemic
Webinar recording discusses the role adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in the opioid epidemic. Defines ACEs and looks at rates of substance abuse. Highlights data nationally and specific to West Virginia.
Author(s): Michael R. Brumage Date: 06/2018 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: North Central Regional Center for Rural Development view details