Dr. Barbara A. Israel

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OBJECTIVE to describe stressors experienced by women living in an economically disenfranchised urban community and test the relationships between those stressors and women's self-reported health status. METHODS We used a stress process framework to examine the implications of economic divestment and race-based residential segregation on the lives and(More)
The goal of this investigation was to use a community-based participatory research approach to develop, pilot test, and administer an asthma screening questionnaire to identify children with asthma and asthma symptoms in a community setting. This study was conducted as the recruitment effort for Community Action Against Asthma, a randomized trial of a(More)
A conceptual model of the stress process has been useful in examining relationships among a variety of stressors, health status, and protective factors that modify the health-stress relationship. The model can contribute to an understanding of variations in health among people living in urban environments experiencing high degrees of stress. This study(More)
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