Migrant farmworker stress: mental health implications.

@article{Hiott2008MigrantFS,
  title={Migrant farmworker stress: mental health implications.},
  author={Ann E. Hiott and Joseph G. Grzywacz and Stephen W. Davis and Sara A. Quandt and Thomas A. Arcury},
  journal={The Journal of rural health : official journal of the American Rural Health Association and the National Rural Health Care Association},
  year={2008},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={32-9}
}
CONTEXT The number of Latinos in rural regions of the United States is increasing. Little is known about factors that undermine the mental health of this segment of the rural population. PURPOSE The goal of this study is to determine which stressors inherent in farmwork and the farmworker lifestyle contribute to poor mental health. METHODS An interview containing the Migrant Farmworker Stress Inventory (MFWSI) and 3 mental health scales (the PAI [anxiety], CES-D [depression], and CAGE/4M… CONTINUE READING

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