When: Wednesday, November 20, 2019 | 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Where: Neville Scarfe Building, Room 2415
QMS Research Talks: Applied Quantitative Methods in Mental Health Research
Time: Nov 20, 2019 (Wed) 11: 00 am to 12:30 pm
Location: Scarfe Building Room 2415
Moderator: Guanyu Chen (Ph.D. student in Measurement, Evaluation, and Research Methodology)
Speakers: Xuyan Tang (M.A. student in Measurement, Evaluation, and Research Methodology) and
Ben Hives (Ph.D. student in Kinesiology)
- A Translation and Validation Study of the Hubley Depression Scale for Older Adults (HDS-OA) in the General Adult Population in China By Xuyan Tang
The validation study is to evaluate the psychometric properties of a Chinese translated version of depression scale.The purpose of this research is to obtain a better screen of depression that might increase the accuracy of diagnosis and allow for more timely intervention for Chinese people with depression.
- The Multidisciplinary Correlates of Chronic Stress in Canadians By Ben Hives
The secondary data analysis by Ben analyzed data from the 2012 Canadian Community Health Survey – Mental Health.This study uses two approaches to test the associations between multiple factors and chronic stress including traditional statistics and machine learning algorithms.