Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health
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Catharina F. van der Boor (University of Liverpool), Ross White11
Estimated H-index: 11
(University of Liverpool)
This review brought together research investigating barriers asylum seekers and refugees (AS&R) face in accessing and negotiating mental health (MH) services. The candidacy framework (CF) was used as synthesizing argument to conceptualize barriers to services (Dixon-Woods et al. in BMC Med Res Methodol 6:35, 2006). Five databases were systematically searched. Twenty-three studies were included and analyzed using the CF. The seven stages of the framework were differentiated into two broader proce...
Anteo Di Napoli8
Estimated H-index: 8
(NIH: National Institutes of Health),
Teresa Morgillo (NIH: National Institutes of Health)+ -3 AuthorsAlessio Petrelli9
Estimated H-index: 9
(NIH: National Institutes of Health)
In many contexts, individuals with lower socioeconomic status, especially immigrants, have a higher burden of negative alcohol-related consequences and a higher probability of receiving a psychiatric diagnosis. This study aimed at exploring sociodemographic and clinical characteristics associated with harmful use of alcohol (HUA) among immigrant patients. A cross-sectional study was conducted in Rome (Italy) on a sample of 330 immigrant patients admitted to the gastroenterology outpatient clinic...
Yasmin Banga (UBC: University of British Columbia), Ayman Azhar (UBC: University of British Columbia)+ -3 AuthorsTricia S. Tang20
Estimated H-index: 20
(UBC: University of British Columbia)
In Canada, South Asian (SA) children are more likely to be overweight and physically inactive than non-SAs. This study uses a mixed-methods embedded design to investigate factors associated with physical activity (PA) among SAs, and develops a culturally-relevant exercise intervention for SA children ages 8–11. Twenty-eight (28) participants including children, parents, principals, teachers, and Bhangra instructors across four elementary schools in Surrey, BC participated in semi-structured inte...
John Heintzman12
Estimated H-index: 12
(OHSU: Oregon Health & Science University),
Miguel Marino15
Estimated H-index: 15
(OHSU: Oregon Health & Science University)
+ -3 AuthorsDeborah J. Cohen20
Estimated H-index: 20
(OHSU: Oregon Health & Science University)
The study of healthcare disparities in Latino immigrants is underdeveloped and limited by risk to participants. To validate an electronic health record (EHR)-based algorithm that could serve as a safe proxy for self-reported immigration status for health services researchers. Primary collection/analysis of interview data and secondary analysis of electronic health record data. We developed an EHR algorithm to classify a population of patients as likely undocumented or recent Latino immigrants an...
Chorong Park (Vandy: Vanderbilt University), Tanya M. Spruill10
Estimated H-index: 10
(NYU: New York University)
+ -3 AuthorsRobin Whittemore35
Estimated H-index: 35
(Yale University)
Korean American immigrants (KAIs) face diverse sociocultural stressors in the acculturation process. While stress is known to cause short sleep, little is known about how acculturative stress affects sleep differently for KAI men and women. The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to examine gender differences in the association between diverse domains of acculturative stress and sleep duration among KAIs. Middle-aged KAIs were recruited in community settings and online. KAIs completed vali...
Published on Jan 2, 2019in Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health1.58
Maha Albdour3
Estimated H-index: 3
(WSU: Wayne State University),
Jun Sung Hong24
Estimated H-index: 24
(WSU: Wayne State University)
+ 1 AuthorsHossein Yarandi26
Estimated H-index: 26
(WSU: Wayne State University)
Utilizing a community-based, cross-sectional design, the present study explored Arab American adolescents’ experiences in cyberbullying and its effect on their health. A convenience sample of 150 Arab American adolescents, ages 12–16, were recruited from two community centers located at Southeast Michigan. The survey focused on cyberbullying victimization and perpetration in the past year including frequencies and types of technology used. Thirty-four percent of adolescents reported cyberbullyin...
Published on May 10, 2017in Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health1.58
Namratha R. Kandula25
Estimated H-index: 25
(NU: Northwestern University),
Munerah Ahmed3
Estimated H-index: 3
(DOHMH: New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene)
+ 12 AuthorsRanjita Misra20
Estimated H-index: 20
(A&M: Texas A&M University)
A comprehensive literature review revealed cultural beliefs, societal obligations, and gender roles within the South Asian community to be indirect contributors to the health of South Asian immigrants (SAIs). Health professionals need to increase their work with SAI communities to change less beneficial cultural elements such as misconceptions about health and exercise, and lack of communication when using alternative medicines. Community engaged efforts and continuing medical education are both...
Published on Aug 22, 2018in Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health1.58
Elizabeth Villegas1
Estimated H-index: 1
(UIUC: University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign),
Angela Wiley1
Estimated H-index: 1
(AU: Auburn University)
+ 2 AuthorsAmber Hammons4
Estimated H-index: 4
(California State University, Fresno)
This study explored the adjustment phase of the resiliency model of family adjustment and adaptation, particularly how stress and food insecurity interact with protective mechanisms to influence children’s dietary adjustment. With increasing rates of Hispanic childhood obesity and disproportionate health disparities, this is an issue that must be better understood. Altogether, 137 Mexican immigrant mothers from Illinois and California completed questionnaires reporting their stressors, protectiv...
Published on Jul 19, 2018in Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health1.58
Diana M. Kingsbury1
Estimated H-index: 1
(NEOMED: Northeast Ohio Medical University),
Madhav P. Bhatta9
Estimated H-index: 9
(KSU: Kent State University)
+ 3 AuthorsJeffrey S. Hallam5
Estimated H-index: 5
(KSU: Kent State University)
Social support may mitigate stress related to the refugee experience, including during resettlement. For refugee women, social support can play an important role during pregnancy. In-depth interviews were conducted within a sample of 45 Bhutanese refugee women. Perceived social support was measured using the Norbeck Social Support Questionnaire. Averaged social support scores are reported to account for personal network size. Participants were identified as “low support” and “high support” based...