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RWJF Health & Society Scholar Jooyoung Lee advocates home-based mental health care for gunshot victims to recover from the lingering effects of their injuries.
On the RWJF Human Capital Blog
Americans’ life expectancy is increasing more quickly than official government forecasts, RWJF Health & Society Scholar Samir Soneji finds.
Innovations that Address Socioeconomic, Cultural, and Geographic Barriers to Preventive Oral Health Care
September 19, 2013 | Report
Overcoming barriers to access will require innovative use of a well-trained, non-traditional workforce using strategies that re-engage populations with a history of poor access.
June 8, 2013 | Journal Article
While Blacks generally have fewer injection drug ties than Whites and Hispanics, those who report discrimination due to race or drug use have more high-risk social ties and likely get HIV from sexual transmission.
May 1, 2013 | Journal Article
Black females transitioning to adulthood may experience higher levels of obesity risk due to multiple social risk factors according to this study.
November 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Muslims may seek health care differently than other patients based on religious concerns about cross-gender interaction with providers.
June 1, 2012 | Journal Article
In the past, research on sex/gender and health has not incorporated a conceptualization including contemporary feminist, relational approaches to gender, nor has it prioritized research on intersectional and biosocial approaches. This special issue ...
December 1, 2010 | Journal Article
A study examining the influence of imagery associating type 2 diabetes with different causalities and racial groups on research spending preferences and stereotypes about diabetes found that subtle changes in media messages can change public opinion about federal funding for treatment and prevention.
Responses to Discrimination and Psychiatric Disorders Among Black, Hispanic, Female, and Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Individuals
August 1, 2010 | Journal Article
Americans who believe they experienced discrimination in the past year due to race/ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation are much more likely to suffer from psychiatric disorders, according to this study of national data.
January 1, 2010 | Journal Article
Communities of color and those lacking sufficient socioeconomic resources value good parenting, achievement and upward mobility.
January 4, 2005 | Journal Article
Approximately 45 percent of international trips from the United States (not including trips to Mexico or Canada) were described by travelers as "visiting friends and relatives" (VFR). The present article provided a description of VFR travelers and d ...
The Association of Perceived Abuse and Discrimination After September 11, 2001, With Psychological Distress, Level of Happiness, and Health Status Among Arab Americans
January 1, 2009 | Journal Article
Perceived post-September 11 abuse and discrimination were associated with increased psychological distress, reduced levels of happiness and worse health status in our sample. Community based, culturally sensitive partnerships should be established to assess and meet the health needs of Arab Americans.