If I Was Going to Kill Myself, I Wouldn't Be Calling You. I am Asking for Help: Challenges Influencing Immigrant and Refugee Women's Mental Health

@article{Donnelly2011IfIW,
  title={If I Was Going to Kill Myself, I Wouldn't Be Calling You. I am Asking for Help: Challenges Influencing Immigrant and Refugee Women's Mental Health},
  author={T. Donnelly and J. Hwang and D. Este and C. Ewashen and C. Adair and M. Clinton},
  journal={Issues in Mental Health Nursing},
  year={2011},
  volume={32},
  pages={279 - 290}
}
It is estimated that 37% of Canadians experience some types of mental health problem. [...] Key Method Ten women (five born in China and five born in Sudan) who were living with mental illness were interviewed. Analysis revealed that (a) women's personal experience with biomedicine, fear, and lack of awareness about mental health issues influences how they seek help to manage mental illness; (b) lack of appropriate services that suit their needs are barriers for these women to access mental health care; and (c…Expand
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