Mental and Behavioral Health of Immigrants in the United States

Mental and Behavioral Health of Immigrants in the United States reviews research on immigrant mental health, acculturation, and multicultural psychology. The book is divided into three sections: Section A addresses the geographic and social context of immigration, including how parents and children navigate the acculturation process, how different cultural orientations affect behavior, and research methods on acculturation. Sections B and C focus on mental health issues common to Latinx, Asian, and Arab/Middle Eastern immigrants, and then more broadly across immigrant groups. Included here are a focus on depression, anxiety, and somatization, as well as alcohol abuse, insomnia, and issues for LGBTQ+ individuals. Pre- and post-migration stressors are discussed, as well as the effects of prejudice and bias, the mental health effects of religion and spirituality, and managing the demands of both work and family. Contributors from psychology, education, and social work provide different perspectives and identify opportunities for future research. Summarizes research on mental health issues common to immigrants Identifies prevalence of mental disorders among ethnic minorities in the United States Examines the impact of group-based discrimination on mental health Explores the impact of acculturation on mental health Reviews mental health issues specific to Latinx, Asian, and Middle Eastern immigrants Covers alcohol abuse, sleep, and other disorders across immigrant groups

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  • Author : Gordon C. Nagayama Hall
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 333 pages
  • ISBN : 0128163003
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Mental and Behavioral Health of Immigrants in the United States

Mental and Behavioral Health of Immigrants in the United States
  • Author : Gordon C. Nagayama Hall
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 12 June 2020
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Mental and Behavioral Health of Immigrants in the United States reviews research on immigrant mental health, acculturation, and multicultural psychology. The book is divided into three sections: Section A addresses the geographic and social context of immigration, including how parents and children navigate the acculturation process, how different cultural orientations affect behavior, and research methods on acculturation. Sections B and C focus on mental health issues common to Latinx, Asian, and Arab/Middle Eastern immigrants, and then more broadly across

Immigrant Women’s Voices and Integrating Feminism Into Migration Theory

Immigrant Women’s Voices and Integrating Feminism Into Migration Theory
  • Author : Nyemba, Florence,Chitiyo, Rufaro
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 25 December 2020
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Migration is a multifaceted phenomenon that plays a critical role in today’s world, yet there have been few attempts to look beneath the surface of the mass movements of people. Particularly, the changing face of migration is becoming more feminized, with women increasingly moving as independent or single migrants rather than as the wives, mothers, or daughters of male migrants. Yet, in literature on migration, the voices of women are still silent. This creates an urgent need to advance

Global Emergency of Mental Disorders

Global Emergency of Mental Disorders
  • Author : Jahangir Moini,Justin Koenitzer,Anthony LoGalbo
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 28 May 2021
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Global Emergency of Mental Disorders is a comprehensive, yet easy-to-read overview of the neurodevelopmental basis of multiple mental disorders and their accompanying consequences, including addiction, suicide and homelessness. Compared to other references that examine the treatment of psychiatric disorders, this book uniquely focuses on their neurodevelopment. It is designed for neuroscience, psychiatry, psychology students, and various other clinical professions. With chapters on anxiety, depression, schizophrenia and others, this volume provides information about incidence, prevalence and mortality rates in addition to

Immigration as a Social Determinant of Health

Immigration as a Social Determinant of Health
  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Health and Medicine Division,Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice,Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 28 December 2018
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Since 1965 the foreign-born population of the United States has swelled from 9.6 million or 5 percent of the population to 45 million or 14 percent in 2015. Today, about one-quarter of the U.S. population consists of immigrants or the children of immigrants. Given the sizable representation of immigrants in the U.S. population, their health is a major influence on the health of the population as a whole. On average, immigrants are healthier than native-born Americans. Yet, immigrants also are subject to the systematic

Handbook of Cultural Factors in Behavioral Health

Handbook of Cultural Factors in Behavioral Health
  • Author : Lorraine T. Benuto,Frances R. Gonzalez,Jonathan Singer
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 08 February 2020
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Having the knowledge and capacity to deliver therapy to a diverse population is recognized as benefiting client-therapist relationships and producing positive clinical outcomes. In fact, the APA requires that psychologists be aware of and respect the cultural characteristics of their clients which includes psychologists being aware of any biases and prejudice they may hold. Being aware of cultural characteristics, which include age, gender, ethnicity, race, religion and other cultural factors, is important. In the United States, minority ethnic groups are

The Migration Conference 2020 Book of Abstracts and Programme

The Migration Conference 2020 Book of Abstracts and Programme
  • Author : The Migration Conference Team
  • Publisher : Transnational Press London
  • Release : 03 September 2020
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This is the book of abstracts for the Migration Conference 2020, 8 to 11 September. We’re pleased to welcome you to the 8th Migration Conference. The Migration Conference 2020 is held online via Microsoft Teams platform due to COVID-19 Pandemic restrictions. We have as usual covering a wide array of topics in this year’s edition too. There are about 350 presentations and debates running over 4 days from 8th to 11th September 2020. We have tried to address the time zone differences by moving sessions

Emergent Public Health Issues in the US-Mexico Border Region

Emergent Public Health Issues in the US-Mexico Border Region
  • Author : Cecilia Ballesteros Rosales,Scott Carter Carvajal,Jill Eileen Guernsey De Zapien
  • Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
  • Release : 16 February 2017
GET THIS BOOKEmergent Public Health Issues in the US-Mexico Border Region

US-Mexico border region area has unique social, demographic and policy forces at work that shape the health of its residents as well as serves as a microcosm of migration health challenges facing an increasingly mobile and globalized world. This region reflects the largest migratory flow between any two nations in the world. Data from the Pew Research Center shows over the last 25 years there has never been lower than 140,000 annual immigrants from Mexico to the United States (with peaks over 700,000).

Handbook of Race and Development in Mental Health

Handbook of Race and Development in Mental Health
  • Author : Edward Chang,Christina A. Downey
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 02 October 2011
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This project is unique in the field for a number of reasons, both in structure and in content. Specifically, it will have leading experts on specific age groups (Childhood to Adolescence, Young Adulthood to Middle Age, and The Elderly) within the cultural groups of interest (European-Americans, African-Americans, Asian-Americans, Hispanic-Americans, and Native Americans) contribute a chapter covering current research on both positive and negative functioning for each population. Each chapter will present basic demographic information, strengths that contribute to resilience, and

Ending Discrimination Against People with Mental and Substance Use Disorders

Ending Discrimination Against People with Mental and Substance Use Disorders
  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences,Committee on the Science of Changing Behavioral Health Social Norms
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 03 September 2016
GET THIS BOOKEnding Discrimination Against People with Mental and Substance Use Disorders

Estimates indicate that as many as 1 in 4 Americans will experience a mental health problem or will misuse alcohol or drugs in their lifetimes. These disorders are among the most highly stigmatized health conditions in the United States, and they remain barriers to full participation in society in areas as basic as education, housing, and employment. Improving the lives of people with mental health and substance abuse disorders has been a priority in the United States for more than 50 years. The

Encyclopedia of Health Communication

Encyclopedia of Health Communication
  • Author : Teresa L. Thompson
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release : 18 April 2014
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From the dynamics of interpersonal communication between health professionals and clients to global command-and-control during public health emergencies that cross international borders, the field of health communication bridges many disciplines and involves efforts from the micro to the macro. It involves navigating personal, cultural, and political complexities and an ability to distill complex technical science into quickly and easily understood terms for ready distribution by the mass media--or to an individual patient or to the parent of an ailing child.

Statistics on U.S. Immigration

Statistics on U.S. Immigration
  • Author : National Research Council,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Committee on National Statistics and Committee on Population
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 27 July 1996
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The growing importance of immigration in the United States today prompted this examination of the adequacy of U.S. immigration data. This volume summarizes data needs in four areas: immigration trends, assimilation and impacts, labor force issues, and family and social networks. It includes recommendations on additional sources for the data needed for program and research purposes, and new questions and refinements of questions within existing data sources to improve the understanding of immigration and immigrant trends.

Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health

Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health
  • Author : Edilma L. Yearwood,Geraldine S. Pearson,Jamesetta A. Newland
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 18 January 2012
GET THIS BOOKChild and Adolescent Behavioral Health

As an increasing number of children and adolescents with psychiatric symptoms go unrecognized in our current healthcare system, the ability to identify and treat these issues in multiple healthcare settings has become vitally important. With access to primary care providers increasing and a shortage of child psychiatric providers, collaboration between psychiatric, pediatric and family advanced practice nurses is essential to improving care for this vulnerable population. Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health provides a practical reference to aid in this endeavour.