04 May 2010 ~ Comments Off on The process of coping among ethnic minority first-generation college freshmen: a narrative approach

The process of coping among ethnic minority first-generation college freshmen: a narrative approach

Using a narrative approach, the authors explored the process of coping among ethnic minority college students. Participants were 30 freshmen, predominantly the 1st members of their families to attend college, who wrote journals once a week for 3 weeks on their ways of coping with stress. They also completed a survey of background information. Those […]

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04 May 2010 ~ Comments Off on African American and Asian American elders: an ethnogeriatric perspective

African American and Asian American elders: an ethnogeriatric perspective

By 2030, ethnic minority elders are expected to increase by 12%. Research about this highly diverse population is gaining momentum. This chapter summarizes selected research articles published after 1996 on access and utilization of services and resources by African American and Asian American elders. Computerized searches were made using PubMed and CINAHL (Cumulative Index of […]

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04 May 2010 ~ Comments Off on The intersection of socioeconomic variables, oral health, and systemic disease: all health care is cultural

The intersection of socioeconomic variables, oral health, and systemic disease: all health care is cultural

In the last decade, there has been an increase in the proportion of the American population that lacks health insurance. Additionally, long-term disparities in health access and status for populations of color have continued to exist without major change. A review of the literature in periodontia shows a statistical relationship between the risk of periodontal […]

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04 May 2010 ~ Comments Off on Handbook of racial & ethnic minority psychology Health disparities : bridging the gap

Handbook of racial & ethnic minority psychology Health disparities : bridging the gap

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