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A Contextual Analysis of Battered Women’s Safety Planning
This study explored a frequently overlooked area of research—battered women’s safety planning strategies. Interviews were conducted with 160 women who experienced violence from an intimate partnerExpand
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Promoting Healing and Restoring Trust: Policy Recommendations for Improving Behavioral Health Care for American Indian/Alaska Native Adolescents
American Indian/Alaska Native youth represent the strength and continued survival of many Nations and Tribes. However, they currently experience numerous health disparities and challenges, includingExpand
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Reducing refugee mental health disparities: a community-based intervention to address postmigration stressors with African adults.
Refugees resettled in the United States have disproportionately high rates of psychological distress. Research has demonstrated the roles of postmigration stressors, including lack of meaningfulExpand
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The Impact of Family and Friends’ Reactions on the Well-Being of Women With Abusive Partners
This study examined the degree to which battered women talked with family and friends about abuse they were experiencing and how family and friends responded. Participants were 137 women who hadExpand
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Adaptation and Implementation of Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools with American Indian Youth
American Indian adolescents experience higher rates of suicide and psychological distress than the overall U.S. adolescent population, and research suggests that these disparities are related toExpand
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“We’re Still in a Struggle”
As part of a community/university collaborative effort to promote the mental health and well-being of Diné (Navajo) youth, we explored the relevance of addressing historical trauma and currentExpand
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Methodological issues in conducting research with refugee women: Principles for recognizing and re‐centering the multiply marginalized
Many recent efforts in the field of community psychology have been dedicated to moving from values to action in incorporating diversity into our work. An essential aspect of this goal is designingExpand
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Effectiveness of a Community-Based Advocacy and Learning Program for Hmong Refugees
The effectiveness of a community-based advocacy and learning intervention for Hmong refugees was assessed using a comprehensive, multi-method strategy, which included a within-group longitudinalExpand
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Reconsidering Culturally Competent Approaches to American Indian Healing and Well-Being
There is an urgent need to eliminate mental health disparities experienced by American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs). Service providers and researchers often address these disparities byExpand
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Understanding the Mental Health Consequences of Family Separation for Refugees: Implications for Policy and Practice
Consistent evidence documents the negative impacts of family separation on refugee mental health and concerns for the welfare of distant family members and desire to reunite with family members asExpand
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