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Title Immigration and mental health : stress, psychiatric disorders, and suicidal behavior among immigrants and refugees / Leo Sher, Alexander Vilens, editors
Published Hauppauge, N.Y. : Nova Science, 2010


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Description x, 349 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Series Psychiatry--theory, applications and treatments
Psychiatry- theory, applications, and treatments series.
Contents A model of suicidal behavior among immigrants with psychiatric disorders / Leo Sher -- Immigration and suicide : an overview / Brian Greenfield, Londa Daniel -- Immigrants and suicidal behavior : the role of gender / Diana van Bergen and Sawitri Saharso -- Suicidal behavior among Hispanic immigrants in the United States / Guilherme Borges, Liliana Mondragón, and Joshua Breslau -- Suicidality and acculturation in Hispanic adolescents / Andres J. Pumariega, Eugenio M. Rothe, Jeffrey Swanson -- Suicide amongst Britain's immigrant population : data sources, analytical approaches, and main findings / Peter J. Aspinall -- The effects of immigration on the mental health of adolescents : depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, substance abuse, delinquent and suicidal behavior among immigrant youth / Dana Galler and Leo Sher -- Acculturation and mental disorders among immigrants / Michael G. Madianos -- Immigration, psychosocial factors, and psychological distress, with focus on perceived control and social integration / Odd Steffen Dalgard -- Depression among Latinos in the United States / Patricia Gonzalez and Monica Rosales -- Acculturation, acculturative stress, and depression among Haitians in the United States / Guerda Nicolas, Darren Bernal, and Seth Christman --
Changes in the psychological well-being of immigrants : a three-year longitudinal study of immigrant adolescents including the pre-migration period / Eugene Tartakovsky -- Mental health problems among immigrants in Israel / Alexander M. Ponizovsky -- Epidemiology of mental health problems among immigrants : case of Korean immigrants in Brazil / Sam Chun-Kang ... [et al.] -- Successful use of mental health migration models : the New Zealand experience / Regina Pernice -- Substance use disorder among immigrants in the United States / Sun S. Kim ... [et al.] -- Alcohol drinking and treatment among immigrants from the former Soviet Union (FSU) in Israel : review of recent publications January 2007-June 2009 / Shoshana Weiss -- The motives for migration / Michal Sabagh and Barbara S. Okun -- The social and cultural context of immigration and stress / Katie Vasey and Lenore Manderson -- Post-traumatic stress disorder : integration of biological and psychosocial aspects / María Dolores Braquehais Conesa, and Leo Sher -- Impulsivity : a new concept for an old idea / María Dolores Braquehais Conesa -- Not just another pretty face : the cross-cultural perception and social ramifications of facial attractiveness / Dana Galler
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Immigrants -- Mental health.
Emigration and immigration -- Psychological aspects.
Author Sher, Leo.
Vilens, Alexander.
LC no. 2010015602
ISBN 9781616685034 (hardcover)
1616685034 (hardcover)