Changes in mental health status amongst children of migrants to Australia: a longitudinal study.

@article{Alati2003ChangesIM,
  title={Changes in mental health status amongst children of migrants to Australia: a longitudinal study.},
  author={Rosa Alati and Jake M Najman and Gregory J Shuttlewood and Gail M. Williams and William Bor},
  journal={Sociology of health & illness},
  year={2003},
  volume={25 7},
  pages={866-88}
}
  • Rosa Alati, Jake M Najman, +2 authors William Bor
  • Published 2003 in Sociology of health & illness
This paper examines the mental wellbeing of children of Australian migrants. Migration can be viewed as a natural experiment in which persons of one culture have their beliefs, values and behaviours challenged by the host culture. Such a process could be expected to lead to impaired mental health amongst migrants and their children. This paper investigates the relationship between migrants' region of origin, length of stay in Australia and indicators of impaired mental health. The data were… CONTINUE READING

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