Reducing refugee mental health disparities: a community-based intervention to address postmigration stressors with African adults.

@article{Goodkind2014ReducingRM,
  title={Reducing refugee mental health disparities: a community-based intervention to address postmigration stressors with African adults.},
  author={Jessica R. Goodkind and J. M. Hess and Brian Isakson and M. LaNoue and Ann Githinji and N. Roche and Kathryn Vadnais and D. Parker},
  journal={Psychological services},
  year={2014},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={
          333-46
        }
}
Refugees resettled in the United States have disproportionately high rates of psychological distress. Research has demonstrated the roles of postmigration stressors, including lack of meaningful social roles, poverty, unemployment, lack of environmental mastery, discrimination, limited English proficiency, and social isolation. We report a multimethod, within-group longitudinal pilot study involving the adaptation for African refugees of a community-based advocacy and learning intervention to… Expand
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