Lydia W. Li
Associate Professor of Social Work
Lydia W. Li
- Honorary Diploma, Social Work, 1984, Hong Kong Baptist College, China;
- MSW, Social Work, 1989, University of Hong Kong, China;
- PhD, Social Welfare, 2000, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Lydia Li?s research areas include social support in later life, stress and adaptation of family caregivers, dynamics of formal and informal care, health trajectories of home care elders, and late-life depression and suicide. She has a keen interest in cross-cultural research. Her most recent work involves community-based interventions for late-life depression in China.
She is affiliated with the Center for Chinese Studies (CCS) and Population Studies Center at U-M. She has served on the executive committee of the CCS and the Social Research, Practice and Policy section of the Gerontological Society of America.
|Room: ||3839 SSWB|
|Phone: ||(734) 936-4850|
|Fax: ||(734) 763-3372||University of Michigan
School of Social Work
1080 S. University
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
|Li, L. W., Long, Y., Essex, E., Sui, Y., & Gao, L. (2012). Elderly Chinese and their family caregivers' perceptions of good care: A qualitative study in Shangdong, China. Journal of Gerontological Social Work 55(7), 609-625.
|Ingersoll-Dayton, B., Dunkle, R. E., Chadiha, L. A., Lawrence-Jacobson, A., Li, L., Weir, E., et al. (2011). Intergenerational ambivalence: Aging mothers whose adult daughters are mentally ill. Families in Society, 92(1), 114-119.
|McLaughlin, S. J., Connell, C. M., Heeringa, S. G., Li, L. W., & Roberts, S.
(2010). Successful aging in the United States: Prevalence estimates from a nationally-representative sample of older adults. Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences, 65B(2), 216-226.
|Li, L., & Sui, Y. (2009). Family: Roles of the elderly. In D. Pong (Ed.), Encyclopedia of modern China. Detroit, MI: Charles Scribners Sons, Gale/Cengage Learning.
|Li, L. W., & Conwell, Y. (2007). Mental health status of home care elders in Michigan. The Gerontologist, 47(4), 528-534.