Depression among Low-Income Women of Color: Qualitative Findings from Cross-Cultural Focus Groups

@article{Lazear2007DepressionAL,
  title={Depression among Low-Income Women of Color: Qualitative Findings from Cross-Cultural Focus Groups},
  author={Katherine J. Lazear and Sheila A. Pires and Mareasa R. Isaacs and Patrick Chaulk and Larke Nahme Huang},
  journal={Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health},
  year={2007},
  volume={10},
  pages={127-133}
}
This article describes the experiences with depression of women with young children living in ethnically and culturally diverse, low-income communities. A qualitative ethnographic design using a focus group process was implemented in 15 communities. Despite great diversity in ethnic and cultural backgrounds, these women of color reported similar experiences with depression and described: a range of social risk factors, including domestic violence, isolation, language barriers, and difficulties… CONTINUE READING

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