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Refugee and Immigrant Health

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  • 20 b/w illus.
  • Page extent: 394 pages
  • Size: 247 x 174 mm
  • Weight: 0.976 kg

Library of Congress

  • Dewey number: 362.1
  • Dewey version: 22
  • LC Classification: RA418.5.T73 K45 2004
  • LC Subject headings:
    • Transcultural medical care--Handbooks, manuals, etc
    • Immigrants--Health and hygiene--Handbooks, manuals, etc
    • Refugees--Health and hygiene--Handbooks, manuals, etc
    • Minorities--Medical care--Handbooks, manuals, etc

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 (ISBN-13: 9780521828598 | ISBN-10: 0521828597)




Index




acupuncture 136

   in Vietnam 350

adolescence 12

Afghanistan 83

   culture and social relations 84

   end of life 87

   health beliefs and practices 86

   health problems and screening 88

   healthy life expectancy 88

   immigration history 83

   refugee health risks 89

   religion 86

Albania 229

   see Kosova

alcoholism, in Cambodia 31

   in Korea 226

   in Mexican immigrants 267

allopathic medicine, Western 136

alternative medicine 7

   see complementary and alternative medicine

American Friends Service Committee 359

   Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 359, 362

   Refugee Committee 359

Americo-Liberians 253

Amok 9

anxiety disorders 40

   in women 73

Asylum-seekers 20

Ayurveda 8, 52, 189

Baha’is 198

Bantu 319

Baptist World Alliance 359

barbed wire phase 40

Bedouin beliefs 153

Benadir 319

bereavement 13

   tasks 46

birth control, Cambodian immigrants 110

   in Mexico 263

bloodletting in Vietnam 350

Bosnia 91

   culture and social relations 92

   health beliefs and practices 93

   health problems and screening 94

   religion 93

bottle feeding 11

Breastfeeding 11, 12

   in Laos 249

   in Sudan 332

Buda 162

Buddhism 57, 215, 245

   end of life 59

   health beliefs and practices 58

   in Thailand 340

Burma 96

   culture and social relations 97

   end of life 101

   health beliefs and practices 100

   health problems and screening 101

   immigration history 97

   refugee health risks 101

   religion 99

Cambodia 102, 104

   culture and social relationships 106

   dying and death 111

   health beliefs and practices 108

   health problems and screening 112

   immigration history 106

   refugees, acute health issues 30

     chronic health problems 29

cancer in Japanese 218

CARE 360

Caribbean Islands 115

   culture and social relations 115

   health beliefs and practices 116

   health problems and screening 120

   immigration history 115

   refugee health risks 120

catharsis 46

Catholic church 60

Catholic Relief Services 360

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 360

Central America 123

   culture and social relations 123

   health beliefs and practices 126

   health problems and screening 129

   immigration history 123

   refugee health risks 129

Central Intelligence Agency 360

childbirth 10

   in Afghanistan 87

   among Roma 303

   in Burma 100

   in Cambodia 110

   in Central America 127

   in China 137

   in Cuba 146

   in Egypt 154

   in Eritrea 163

   in Ethiopia 163

   in Guatemala 171

   in Haiti 181

   in India 191

   in Iran 201

   in Iraq 209

   in Japan 217

   in Korea 225

   in Kosova 232

   in Kurds 239

   in Laos 249

   in Liberia 256

   in Mexico 266

   in Nigeria 275

   in Pakistan 284

   in Philippines 293

   in Russia 312

   in Somalia 322

   in Sudan 332

   in Thailand 342

   in Vietnam 352

childcare 11

childhood 11, 12

children 76

   discipline 76

   in Roma culture 303

China 132

   culture and social relations 133

   end of life 137

   health beliefs and practices 135

   health problems and screening 138

   immigrant infectious disease risks 138

   immigration history 133

   traditional medicine 8, 136

Christianity 60

   in Nigeria 273

   in Philippines 289

Church World Service 360

Circumcision 11

   in Cuba 147

   in Iran 201

   in Iraq 209

   in Liberia 256

   in Pakistan 284

   in Sudan 333

clitoridectomy 70

combat atrocities 38

Combat stress reaction 40

Communicable diseases 26

   risks 5

   Afghan refugee 85

   among Kurds 237

   among Roma 301

   Bosnian refugee 93

   Burmese refugees 98

   Cambodian refugees 107

   Caribbean Islands 116

   Central American refugees 125

   Chinese immigrants 134

   Cuban immigrants 144

   Egyptian refugees 153

   Eritrean refugees 159

   Ethiopian refugees 159

   Guatemalan refugees 168

   Haitian refugees 178

   in India 188

   Iranian refugees 198

   in Iraq 207

   in Japan 215

   in Korea 223

   in Kosova 231

   in Laos 245

   in Liberia 254

   in Mexico 262

   in Nigeria 273

   in Pakistan 282

   in Philippines 290

   in Russia 310

   in Somalia 320

   in Sudan 330

   in Thailand 339

   in Vietnam 348

complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) 7, 8

Confucianism 135, 214, 215, 222

corpse, care and disposal 13

counseling intervention 47

CountryWatch.com 360

Creole 116, 178

Cross-Cultural Health Care Program 360

Cuba 142

   culture and social relations 143

   HALE 120

   health beliefs and practices 145

   health problems and screening 147

   immigration history 142

   refugee health risks 147

cultural competence 5

     knowledge and skills 5

   diversity 361

   Profiles Project 361

   relativism 6

   survival 361

   shock 45

culture-bound syndromes 9

   in Caribbean Islands 119

   in China 136

   in Ethiopia 161

   in Haiti 181

   in India 190

   in Japan 217

   in Korea 224

   in Mexico 264

   in Nigeria 274

   in Thailand 342

Curanderos 169

death 13

   in Nigeria 276

decision-making 6

dementia 217

dengue fever in Cuba 147

depression 9, 40

   in Afghan refugees 89

   in Iranian immigrants 200

   postpartum 293

   in Vietnam 354

   in women 73

diabetes, in Cuba 147

   high rate in Haitian refugees 181

   Type II in Japanese 219

diet, in Korea 224

   in Russian immigrants 314

Dinka 328

displacement 40

dying 13

   in Nigeria 276

Eastern church 61

economic migrants 17

education 77

Egypt 150

   culture and social relations 152

   health beliefs and practices 153

   health problems and screening 155

   immigrant health risks 155

   immigration history 151

energy therapies 8

environmental pollution, in Egypt 155

Eritrea 158

   beliefs about illness 162

   health beliefs and practices 160

   health problems and screening 163

   refugee health risks 163

Ethiopia 158

   beliefs about illness 162

   culture and social relations 159

   health beliefs and practices 160

   health problems and screening 163

   immigration history 158

   refugee health risks 163

Ethnomed 361

Ethnomedicine 7, 169

European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) 21

euthanasia, in Japan 218

faith healers, in Nigeria 275

family, centrality in China 133

   disruption 45

   members, grief for 39

   planning, in Egypt 154

   role changes 45

   separation 77

   structure breakdown 30

   violence in Korea 222

Female genital cutting 70, 321, 333

   complications 72

   in Egypt 154

   in Eritrea 161

   in Ethiopia 161

   in Liberia 256

   menstruation in 72

   in Nigeria 275

   prevalence rates and types by country 71

   types 70

financial stress 30

fire-burning 321

folk healers in Mexico 265

folk remedies in Philippines 292

gambling 31

Global Health Council 361

grief 44

   dysfunctional 44

   therapy 40

Guatemala 166

   culture and social relations 167

   end of life 172

   health beliefs and practices 169

   health problems and screening 173

   immigration history 167

   refugee health risks 173

   traditional syndromes 171

gypsy 298

   see Roma

Haiti 177

   culture and social relations 178

   end of life 182

   health beliefs and practices 180

   health problems and screening 182

   immigration history 177

   postpartum care 181

   refugee health risks 183

Halal laws 207

Health, belief systems 7

   global risks 33

   risks 33

   Western notion 6

   WHO definition 9

health care, acute phase 28

   chronic phase 29

   refugee camps 25

help-seeking 6

henna 209

herbal medicines, in Iran 200

   in Somalia 321

Hinduism 51, 186, 189

   end of life 53

   health beliefs and practices 52

HIV/AIDS, in Bermuda 120

   in Ethiopia 163

   in Haiti 120, 182

   in India 193

holism 9

hospitalization, fear of 31

housing issues for women 74

Human Rights Watch (HRW) 12, 361

humoral medicine 170

hypertension, high rate in Haitian refugees 181

Ibn Sina 200

Imam, Kurdish 239

immigrants 32

   acute health problems 32

   chronic state 32

   cultural beliefs 4

   culture and life cycle 9

   illegal 32

   stressors 44

   types 17

   legal 17

immunizations in Cuba 147

imprisonment 38

India 186

   culture and social relations 187

India, end of life 192

   health beliefs and practices 189

   health problems and screening 193

   immigration history 187

   refugee health risks 193

infancy 11

infants, feeding 11

infertility, in western Kurds 240

InterAction 361

International Career Employment Center 362

International Committee 362

International Rescue Committee 362

Iran 196

   culture and social relations 197

   end of life 201

   health care beliefs and practices 199

   health problems and screening 202

   immigration history 196

   refugee health risks 202

Iraq 205

   culture and social relations 206

   end of life 209

   health beliefs and practices 208

   health problems and screening 210

   immigration history 206

   refugee health risks 210

   traditional medicine 208

Iraquis, acute phase 28

Islam 62

   in Egypt 153

   end of life 65

   health care beliefs and practices 64

   in Pakistan 282

   in Philippines 289

Islamic medicine 283

isolation 47

Japan 213

   culture and social relations 214

   end of life 217

   health care beliefs and practices 216

   health problems and screening 218

   immigration history 213

Japanese Americans 213

Jews, in Russia 310

Judaism 54

   end of life 56

   health beliefs and practices 55

Karma 52, 189

Khmer Rouge 105

Korea 221

   culture and social relations 222

   end of life 225

   health care beliefs and practices 223

   health problems and screening 226

   immigration history 221

   refugee health risks 226

Kosova 229

   culture and social relations 231

   end of life 232

   healthcare beliefs and practices

   health problems and screening 232

   immigrant health risks 232

   immigration history 230

Kurds, intermediate stage of resettlement 29

   (from Iraq) 234

     culture and social relations 235

     end of life 240

     health beliefs and practices 238

     health problems and screening 241

     immigration history 235

     politics 236

     refugee health risks 241

lactose intolerance in Japanese 219

Ladinos 167

languages 5

   change 45

   difficulty in learning 74

Laos 243

   culture and social relations 244

   end of life 249

   health beliefs and practices 246

   health problems and screening 250

   immigration history 244

   refugee health risks 250

   spiritual practices 248

   traditional treatments 247

Liberia 253

   culture and social relations 254

   end of life 257

   healthcare beliefs and practices 255

   health problems and screening 257

   immigration history 253

   refugee health risks 257

   supernatural treatments 255

life cycle 10

Machismo 262

Magico-religious measures, in Eritrea 161

   in Ethiopia 161

   in Haiti 180

malaria, in Burma 102

   in Cambodian refugees 113

   in Egypt 155

   Sudanese treatment 331

Malnutrition, in Afghanistan 87

   in Haiti 183

manipulative and body-based methods 8

marriage, early 76

Marsh Arabs 205

Marxism 144

Mayans 167

measles, in Afghanistan 88

   in China 138

   in Ethiopia 163

   in India 193

   in Pakistan 285

   in Somalia 324

Médécins Sans Frontières 362

meditation 52

menopause 12

menstruation 12

mental health 37

   issues 31

Mental illness, in Japan 216

   in Laos 247

Mercy Corps International 362

Mexico 260

   culture and social relations 262

   end of life 266

   health beliefs and practices 263

   health problems and screening 267

   immigrant health risks 268

   immigration history 261

   migrant workers 261

mind–body interventions 8

mourning, in Nigeria 276

Moygnbaggen 162

Muslim Brotherhood 151

Muslims, in Nigeria 273

   in Russia 310

Myanmar 97

   see Burma

neuropathy, optic 147

Nigeria 271

   culture and social relations 272

   health beliefs and practices 274

   health problems and screening 277

   immigration history 272

   refugee health risks 277

non-governmental organizations (NGOs) 25

Nuer 328

Obeah 116

oil reserves 236

opium 87

ownership issues 77

Oxfam America 363

Oxfam Great Britain 362

Pakistan 280

   culture and social relations 281

   end of life 285

   health beliefs and practices 282

   health problems and screening 285

   immigrant health risks 285

   immigration history 280

Pan American Health Organization 363

parasitism 28

   Sudanese treatment 331

Parteras 170

Pashtuns 83

patient, assessment 6

   participant–observer 5

Peace Corps 363

pharmacists in Guatemala 170

Philippines 288

   animistic belief 291

   culture and social relations 289

   end of life 294

   folk healers 292

   healthcare beliefs and practices 291

   health concepts and behaviors 289

   health problems and screening 294

   immigrant health risks 295

   immigration history 288

Physicians for Human Rights 363

Population Reference Bureau 363

post-traumatic stress disorder 40, 41, 42

   incidence 43

   in Kurds 29

   in Vietnam 354

   in women 73

pregnancy 10

   in Afghanistan 87

   in Burma 100

   in Cambodia 110

   in Central America 127

   in China 137

   in Cuba 146

   in Egypt 154

   in Ethiopia 163

   in Guatemala 171

   in Haiti 181

   in India 191

   in Iran 201

   in Iraq 209

   in Japan 217

   in Korea 225

   in Kosova 232

   in Kurds 239

   in Laos 249

   in Liberia 256

   in Mexico 266

   in Nigeria 275

   in Pakistan 284

   in Philippines 293

   in Roma 303

   in Russia 312

   in Somalia 322

   in Sudan 332

   in Thailand 342

   in Vietnam 352

Protestantism 62

Psychological distress 28, 32

   in Cambodians 110

puberty 12

Punjabis 281

Ramadan 208

rape 38, 69

   in Liberia 256

Rastafarianism 116

refugee camps 18

   health care 25

   life in 39

Refugee Health – Immigrant Health 363

refugees 18

   cultural beliefs 4

   culture and life cycle 9

   health status improvement 27

   repatriation 19

   resettlement 19, 22

Relief Web 363

Religion 50

   among Kurds 237

   among Roma 302

   in Cambodia 107

   Caribbean Islands 116

   in Central America 125

   in China 135

   in Cuba 144

   in Egypt 153

   in Eritrea 160

   in Ethiopia 160

   in Guatemala 168

   in Haiti 179

   in India 188

   in Iran 198

   in Iraq 207

   in Japan 215

   in Korea 222

   in Kosova 231

   in Laos 245

   in Liberia 254

   in Mexico 263

   in Nigeria

   in Pakistan 282

   in Philippines 290

   in Russia 310

   in Somalia 320

   in Sudan 330

   in Thailand 340

   in Vietnam 348

   and women 77

relocation stress, in women 74

Roma 298

   culture and social relations 300

   end of life 303

   health beliefs and practices 302

   health problems and screening 304

   health risks 305

   immigration history 299

rootwork 119

Russia 308

   culture and social relations 309

   end of life 313

   health beliefs and practices 310

   health problems and screening 314

   immigrant health risks 314

   immigration history 308

Santeria 116, 144

Save the Children 364

screening and laboratory recommendations, global 34

screening parameters 33

sex segregation 10

sexual abuse 69

sexually transmitted diseases 27

   in Liberia 256

   in women 73

Shintoism 215

Siam 338

Siam see Thailand

SMASI 9

SMASI see sudden mass assault by individual

smuggling as mode of entry 21

social displacement syndrome 40

social support, lack 45

Somalia 317

   culture and social relations 318

   end of life 322

   health beliefs and practices 321

   health problems and screening 323

   immigration history 318

   refugee health risks 324

sore-neck syndrome 110

spirit 13

spirit houses 340

spirit possession 100

spiritual healing practices 109

starvation 327

stressors, Cambodian refugees 30

   societal 8

Sudan 327

   culture and social relations 329

   end of life 334

   health beliefs and practices 331

   health problems and screening 335

   immigration history 328

   refugee acute phase 28

   refugee health risks 335

Sudden mass assault by individual (SMASI) 9

supernatural forces, in Caribbean Islands 119

   in Cuba 145

survivor syndrome 40

Tajiks 83

Taoism 135

tattoos as protection 109, 209

technology issues for women 75

Thailand 338

   animism 340

   culture and social relations 339

   end of life 343

   health beliefs and practices 341

   health care adapted from Chinese medicine 342

   health problems and screening 343

   immigrant health risks 343

   immigration history 338

therapies, biologically based 8

   energy 8

   manipulative and body-based 8

Torture 38

   recovery from 47

totem 334

traditional healers, in Nigeria 275

Trafficking Victims Protection Act 2000∼! ∼21

transportation issues for women 74

travel dangers for Laos 247

Tuberculosis, in Afghanistan 88

   in Burma 102, 104

   in Cambodian refugee 112

   in China 138

   in Cuba 147

   in India 193

   in Laos 250

   in Nigeria 277

   in Pakistan 285

   in Philippines 295

   in Thailand 343

   treatment 27

   in Vietnam 354

twins 256

United Nations: Convention on the Status of Refugees 18

   Universal Declaration of Human Rights 21

   Children’s Fund 364

   High Commissioner for Refugees 364

   United States, communicable disease screening 26

   Office of Refugee Resettlement 20

   resettlement program 19

   visa types 17

Universal Declaration of Human Rights 366

US Committee for Refugees 364

vaccine-preventable diseases 26

vesicovaginal fistula 276

victims of trafficking (VOT) 21

Vietnam 346

   culture and social relations 348

   end of life 353

   health care and beliefs 349

   health problems and screening 354

   immigrant health risks 354

   immigration history 347

Voodoo 179

war/trauma experience 38

   experience, consequences 41

weaning foods 11

weather 77

witchcraft, in Liberia 257

Women 67

   access to health care 68

   diet and nutrition 68

   rape and sexual abuse 69

   reproductive health 69

   role strain and changes 75

   shelter 69

   work stressors 76

World Concern 364

World Health Organization 365

World Relief 364

World Vision 364

Zar possession 154, 161

Zombification 179


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