Cultural themes in family stress and violence among Cambodian refugee women in the inner city.

@article{Frye1994CulturalTI,
  title={Cultural themes in family stress and violence among Cambodian refugee women in the inner city.},
  author={Bruce Frye and C D D'Avanzo},
  journal={ANS. Advances in nursing science},
  year={1994},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={64-77}
}
Cambodian refugee women frequently face the cumulative trauma of war experiences and cultural adaptation to the American inner-city environment. This qualitative study investigated cultural beliefs, coping strategies, and management of family stress among Cambodian refugee women living in the inner-city environment. Focused and open-ended interviews were conducted in the informants' homes using the Cambodian language. Stressful and violent events were managed by nonconfrontation and withdrawal… CONTINUE READING