Diagram of the APC and Axin proteins. Cartoons of human APC and Axin are shown. Only the domains referred to in this chapter are indicated for APC.
Alvin W Wolfe, Ph. Roberta D Baer Ph. Vivian Ross Ed D Member: Saxon Ph D Member: Patricia P Waterman Ph D PAGE 3 Dedication To my family which includes my mother Irene who gave me the knowledge that a girl can do anything she sets her mind on doing My husband, Edwin, has always supported my endeavors and encouraged learning of what one loves My children, David, Mark, Julie and Jeffrey cheered my graduations and are waiting for this creation to applaud To my grandchi ldren, I complete this learning expenence and knowledge in dedication to the pursuit of their learnin g and enlightenment.
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In this way the circle will be completed This is dedicated to the memory of my dear father Anthony Santora who as an immigrant taught us unconditional l ove and understanding and the value of being authentic PAGE 4 Acknowledgments During the pursuit of information for this study I was given a great deal of support from colleagues and professors Dr.
Rich has been a constant source of encouragement since my first graduate course. Vivian Ross consistently encourages the pursuit of knowledge Dr. Alvin Wolfe supported the research and directed me in the integration of quantitative analysis which is valuable to the results of this study.
The members of the Conunittee Dr.
Patricia Waterman and Dr. Sue Saxon gave valuable input into the development of the dissertation and Dr. Wiley Mangum who graciously agreed to be chairperson of the Defense Conunittee Colleagues supported my studies and encouraged the pursuit of gathering research information.
Bruce Darby and Dr. The Relationship ofWorkstatus with Depression. Medical Costs and the Association with Depression. Support in Household, Workstatus, Medical Cost. Statistical Measurements of Age and Depression Table9. Factor Analysis All Variables. Factor Analysis Guttman Technique. Marital Status of Each Population Figure Illnesses, Years of Education, Languages.
Genders of Each Population. Alvin W Wolfe, Ph D vii PAGE 12 The association between depression chronic illn esses and culture in o lder persons is st udied by comparing three populations of per so ns over fifty-five years of age from Polk County, Florida, San Ildefon so, New Mex ico and Lincolnshire England wit h respect to the variables of age presence of chronic illnesses and culture.
Cultural identity, support systems and learned behaviors were identified and measured. Other var i ables included marital status, the number of children and grandchi ldr en, the number of their v i sits, the number of visits with friends, work status, medical costs years of education languages spoken religion, income and how many persons reside with the respondent.
The data were analyzed using Pearson's Chi -S quare, rank order correlation factor ana l ysis regression analysis and scalogram analysis. Analysis was also done on the etlmographic information to identify cultural themes. Significant differences in depression rates between th ese cultures were reported.
The culture of indi vidua l s often direct s them in the development of beliefs that s hape their value system expressed in attitudes and behaviors related to th e aging process Culture also provides the value placed on the elderly in society which can influence feelings of hopelessness producing low self-esteem.
Differences are found in attitudes toward age-related changes that might alter the development of symptoms of depres s ion in chronically ill elderly and in cultural lifeways that affect the perception of physical change in these populations viii PAGE 13 Differences in depression rates were discovered between the three culture groups.
When each population is viewed separately differences are found in the relationships between each of the variables and the dependent variable of depression Depression is a cross-cultural mood alteration and this study gives further evidence that it is a significant health problem.
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