Women’s Health

    Avery, R. (2001). Immigrant women’s health: Infectious diseases—Part 1: Clinical assessment, tuberculosis, hepatitis, and malaria. Western Journal of Medicine, 175(3), 208.

    Avery, R. (2001). Immigrant women’s health: Infectious diseases—Part 2.Western Journal of Medicine, 175(4), 277.

    Hearst, A. A., & Molnar, A. M. (2013, June). Female genital cutting: an evidence-based approach to clinical management for the primary care physician. In Mayo Clinic Proceedings (Vol. 88, No. 6, pp. 618-629). Elsevier.

    Im, E. O., & Yang, K. (2006). Theories on immigrant women’s health. Health care for women international, 27(8), 666-681.

    Ivey, S. L., & Faust, S. (2001). Caring for immigrant women: Physicians’ roles range from detective work to advocacy. Western Journal of Medicine, 174(6), 374.

    Ivey, S. L., & Faust, S. (2001). Immigrant women’s health: initial clinical assessment. Western Journal of Medicine, 174(6), 433.

    Ivey, S. L., & Faust, S. (2001). Immigrant women’s health: screening and immunization. Western Journal of Medicine, 175(1), 62.

    Meadows, L. M., Thurston, W. E., & Melton, C. (2001). Immigrant women’s health. Social science & medicine, 52(9), 1451-1458.

Reproductive, Pre/Post Natal Refugee Health:

    Barnes, D. M., & Harrison, C. L. (2004). Refugee women’s reproductive health in early resettlement. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing, 33(6), 723-728.

    Beine, K., Fullerton, J., Palinkas, L., & Anders, B. (1995). Conceptions of prenatal care among Somali women in San Diego. Journal of Nurse-Midwifery,40(4), 376-381.

    DeStephano, C. C., Flynn, P. M., & Brost, B. C. (2010). Somali prenatal education video use in a United States obstetric clinic: A formative evaluation of acceptability. Patient education and counseling, 81(1), 137-141.

    Gagnon, A. J., Merry, L., & Robinson, C. (2002). A systematic review of refugee women’s reproductive health. Refuge: Canada’s Journal on Refugees, 21(1).

    Gagnon, A. J., Wahoush, O., Dougherty, G., Saucier, J. F., Dennis, C. L., Merry, L., … & Stewart, D. E. (2006). The childbearing health and related service needs of newcomers (CHARSNN) study protocol. BMC pregnancy and childbirth, 6(1), 31.

    Gany, F., & Thiel de Bocanegra, H. (1996). Maternal-child immigrant health training: changing knowledge and attitudes to improve health care delivery.Patient education and counseling, 27(1), 23-31.

    Herrel, N., Olevitch, L., DuBois, D. K., Terry, P., Thorp, D., Kind, E., & Said, A. (2004). Somali refugee women speak out about their needs for care during pregnancy and delivery. Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health, 49(4), 345-349.

    Howard, N., Kollie, S., Souare, Y., von Roenne, A., Blankhart, D., Newey, C., … & Borchert, M. (2008). Reproductive health services for refugees by refugees in Guinea I: family planning. Confl Health, 2(1), 12.

    Howard, N., Woodward, A., Souare, Y., Kollie, S., Blankhart, D., von Roenne, A., & Borchert, M. (2011). Reproductive health for refugees by refugees in Guinea III: maternal health. Conflict and health, 5(5).

    Iglesias, E., Robertson, E., Johansson, S. E., Engfeldt, P., & Sundquist, J. (2003). Women, international migration and self-reported health. A population-based study of women of reproductive age. Social Science & Medicine, 56(1), 111-124.

    Kealy, L. A. U. R. A. (1999). Women refugees lack access to reproductive health services. Population today, 27(1), 1-2.

    Krause, S. K., Jones, R. K., & Purdin, S. J. (2000). Programmatic responses to refugees’ reproductive health needs. International Family Planning Perspectives, 181-187.

    Mattson, S., & LEW, L. (1992). Culturally sensitive prenatal care for Southeast Asians. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing, 21(1), 48-54.

    O’Heir, J. (2004). Pregnancy and Childbirth Care Following Conflict and Displacement: Care for Refugee Women in Low‐Resource Settings. Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health, 49(S1), 14-18.

    Rijken, M. J., Gilder, M. E., Thwin, M. M., Kajeechewa, H. M. L., Wiladphaingern, J., Lwin, K. M., … & McGready, R. (2012). Refugee and migrant women’s views of antenatal ultrasound on the Thai Burmese border: a mixed methods study. PloS one, 7(4), e34018.

    Shrimpton, R., Thorne-Lyman, A., Tripp, K., & Tomkins, A. (2009). Trends in low birthweight among the Bhutanese refugee population in Nepal. Food & Nutrition Bulletin, 30(Supplement 2), 197S-206S.

    Stuetz, W., Nosten, F. H., & McGready, R. (2012). High initiation and long duration of breastfeeding despite absence of early skin-to-skin contact in Karen refugees on the Thai-Myanmar border: a mixed methods study.

    Thomas, P. E., Beckmann, M., & Gibbons, K. (2010). The effect of cultural and linguistic diversity on pregnancy outcome. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 50(5), 419-422.

    Wilson-Mitchell, K., & Rummens, J. A. (2013). Perinatal Outcomes of Uninsured Immigrant, Refugee and Migrant Mothers and Newborns Living in Toronto, Canada. International journal of environmental research and public health, 10(6), 2198-2213.

    Young, R. F., Bukoff, A., Waller Jr, J. B., & Blount, S. B. (1987). Health status, health problems and practices among refugees from the Middle East, Eastern Europe and Southeast Asia. International Migration Review, 760-782.

Breast Cancer Screening/Mammograms in Refugees:

    De Alba, I., Hubbell, F. A., McMullin, J. M., Sweningson, J. M., & Saitz, R. (2005). Impact of US citizenship status on cancer screening among immigrant women. Journal of general internal medicine, 20(3), 290-296.

    Hiatt, R. A., Pasick, R. J., Stewart, S., Bloom, J., Davis, P., Gardiner, P., … & Stroud, F. (2001). Community-based cancer screening for underserved women: design and baseline findings from the Breast and Cervical Cancer Intervention Study. Preventive Medicine, 33(3), 190-203.

    Jenkins, C. N., McPHEE, S. J., Bird, J. A., & Bonilla, N. T. (1990). Cancer risks and prevention practices among Vietnamese refugees. Western Journal of Medicine, 153(1), 34.

    Percac-Lima, S., Milosavljevic, B., Oo, S. A., Marable, D., & Bond, B. (2012). Patient navigation to improve breast cancer screening in Bosnian refugees and immigrants. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 14(4), 727-730.

    Pickle, S., Altshuler, M., & Scott, K. C. (2014). Cervical Cancer Screening Outcomes in a Refugee Population. Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies,12(1), 1-8.

    Saadi, A., Bond, B., & Percac-Lima, S. (2012). Perspectives on Preventive Health Care and Barriers to Breast Cancer Screening Among Iraqi Women Refugees. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 14(4), 633-639.

Physical Activity Studies in Refugee Women:

    Devlin, J. T., Dhalac, D., Suldan, A. A., Jacobs, A., Guled, K., & Bankole, K. A. (2012). Determinants of physical activity among Somali women living in Maine.Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 14(2), 300-306.

    Guerin, P. B., Diiriye, R. O., Corrigan, C., & Guerin, B. (2003). Physical activity programs for refugee Somali women: working out in a new country. Women & Health, 38(1), 83-99.

    Liedl, A., Müller, J., Morina, N., Karl, A., Denke, C., & Knaevelsrud, C. (2011). Retracted: Physical Activity within a CBT Intervention Improves Coping with Pain in Traumatized Refugees: Results of a Randomized Controlled Design.Pain Medicine, 12(2), 234-245.

    Moore, E., Ali, M., Graham, E., & Quan, L. (2010). Responding to a request: gender-exclusive swims in a Somali community. Public Health Reports, 125(1), 137.

    Vigil, S. F. (2011). Giving Young Females a Voice: Perspectives of Somali Bantu Refugees Participating in a Wellness and Leadership Development Program (Doctoral dissertation, University of Pittsburgh).

Dietary Studies in Refugee Women:

    Burns, C. (2004). Effect of migration on food habits of Somali women living as refugees in Australia. Ecology of Food and Nutrition, 43(3), 213-229.

    Dharod, J. M., Croom, J. E., & Sady, C. G. (2013). Food insecurity: its relationship to dietary intake and body weight among Somali refugee women in the United States. Journal of nutrition education and behavior, 45(1), 47-53.

    Gallegos, D., Ellies, P., & Wright, J. (2008). Still there’s no food! Food insecurity in a refugee population in Perth, Western Australia. Nutrition & Dietetics, 65(1), 78-83.

    Hadley, C., Patil, C. L., & Nahayo, D. (2010). Difficulty in the food environment and the experience of food insecurity among refugees resettled in the United States. Ecology of food and nutrition, 49(5), 390-407.

    Hadley, C., & Sellen, D. (2006). Food security and child hunger among recently resettled Liberian refugees and asylum seekers: a pilot study. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 8(4), 369-375.

    Hadley, C., Zodhiates, A., & Sellen, D. W. (2007). Acculturation, economics and food insecurity among refugees resettled in the USA: a case study of West African refugees. Public health nutrition, 10(04), 405-412.

    Kiptinness, C., & Dharod, J. M. (2011). Bhutanese Refugees in the United States: Their Dietary Habits and Food Shopping Practices Upon Resettlement.Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition, 6(1), 75-85.

    Kruseman, M., Barandereka, N. A., Hudelson, P., & Stalder, H. (2005). Post-migration dietary changes among African refugees in Geneva: a rapid assessment study to inform nutritional interventions. Sozial-und Präventivmedizin, 50(3), 161-165.

    Kruseman, M., Stoll, B. E., & Stalder, H. (2003). Interactive group education for refugees from the Former Yugoslavia to reduce their oil consumption. Patient education and counseling, 49(2), 171-176.

    Lee, M. M., & Huang, S. (2001). Immigrant women’s health: nutritional assessment and dietary intervention. Western Journal of Medicine, 175(2), 133.

    Pereira, C. A., Larder, N., & Somerset, S. (2010). Food acquisition habits in a group of African refugees recently settled in Australia. Health & place, 16(5), 934-941.

    Palermo, C., Robinson, C., Robertson, K., & Hii, S. (2012). Approaches for prioritising the nutritional needs of refugee communities. Australian journal of primary health, 18(1), 11-16.

    Peterman, J. N., Wilde, P. E., Liang, S., Bermudez, O. I., Silka, L., & Rogers, B. L. (2010). Relationship between past food deprivation and current dietary practices and weight status among Cambodian refugee women in Lowell, MA.American journal of public health, 100(10), 1930.

    Peterman, J. N., Wilde, P. E., Silka, L., Bermudez, O. I., & Rogers, B. L. (2013). Food insecurity among Cambodian refugee women two decades post resettlement. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 15(2), 372-380.

    Regev-Tobias, H., Reifen, R., Endevelt, R., Havkin, O., Cohen, E., Stern, G., & Stark, A. (2012). Dietary acculturation and increasing rates of obesity in Ethiopian women living in Israel. Nutrition, 28(1), 30-34.

    Rondinelli, A. J., Morris, M. D., Rodwell, T. C., Moser, K. S., Paida, P., Popper, S. T., & Brouwer, K. C. (2011). Under-and over-nutrition among refugees in San Diego County, California. Journal of immigrant and minority health, 13(1), 161-168.

    Sarasin, H. M. (2004). Acculturation and food: a study of Vietnamese women in Portland, Oregon.

    Vue, W., Wolff, C., & Goto, K. (2011). Hmong food helps us remember who we are: perspectives of food culture and health among Hmong women with young children. Journal of nutrition education and behavior, 43(3), 199-204.

    Willis, M. S., & Buck, J. S. (2007). From Sudan to Nebraska: Dinka and Nuer refugee diet dilemmas. Journal of nutrition education and behavior, 39(5), 273-280.

    Wilson, A., Renzaho, A. M. N., McCabe, M., & Swinburn, B. (2010). Towards understanding the new food environment for refugees from the Horn of Africa in Australia. Health & place, 16(5), 969-976

    Yang, R. C., & Mills, P. K. (2008). Dietary and lifestyle practices of Hmong in California. Journal of health care for the poor and underserved, 19(4), 1258-1269.

Combination Studies in Refugee Women:

    Barnes, D. M., & Almasy, N. (2005). Refugees’ perceptions of healthy behaviors. Journal of immigrant health, 7(3), 185-193.

    Christopherson, T. (2009). Assessment of Risk Factors for Developing Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Hmong Americans from Dunn County, Wisconsin. (Doctoral dissertation, University of Wisconsin-Stout).

    Clarkin, P. F. (2008). Adiposity and height of adult Hmong refugees: Relationship with war‐related early malnutrition and later migration. American Journal of Human Biology, 20(2), 174-184.

    Contino, R. (2012). Perceptions of Diabetes, Hypertension, Healthy Eating, and Physical Activity within the Bhutanese Refugee Community Living In Metro Atlanta.

    Culhane-Pera, K. A., Her, C., & Her, B. (2007). “We are out of balance here”: a Hmong Cultural Model of Diabetes. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health,9(3), 179-190.

    Drummond, P. D., Mizan, A., Burgoyne, A., & Wright, B. (2011). Knowledge of cardiovascular risk factors in West African refugee women living in Western Australia. Journal of immigrant and minority health, 13(1), 140-148.

    Franzen, L., & Smith, C. (2009). Acculturation and environmental change impacts dietary habits among adult Hmong. Appetite, 52(1), 173-183.

    Hjelm, K., Bard, K., Nyberg, P., & Apelqvist, J. (2003). Religious and cultural distance in beliefs about health and illness in women with diabetes mellitus of different origin living in Sweden. International journal of nursing studies, 40(6), 627-643.

    Patil, C. L., Hadley, C., & Nahayo, P. D. (2009). Unpacking dietary acculturation among new Americans: results from formative research with African refugees. Journal of immigrant and minority health, 11(5), 342-358.

    Renzaho, A. (2009). Challenges of negotiating obesity‐related findings with African migrants in Australia: Lessons learnt from the African Migrant Capacity Building and Performance Appraisal Project. Nutrition & Dietetics, 66(3), 145-150.

    Renzaho, A. M., McCabe, M., & Swinburn, B. (2012). Intergenerational differences in food, physical activity, and body size perceptions among African migrants. Qualitative health research, 22(6), 740-754.

    Sundquist, J., Hagströmer, M., Johansson, S. E., & Sundquist, K. (2010). Effect of a primary health-care-based controlled trial for cardiorespiratory fitness in refugee women. BMC family practice, 11(1), 55.

    Wallin, A. M., Löfvander, M., & Ahlström, G. (2007). Diabetes: a cross‐cultural interview study of immigrants from Somalia. Journal of clinical nursing, 16(11c), 305-314.

    Watkins, L. L. (2009). Beyond ethnicity as risk factor: Biocultural context and correlates of type 2 diabetes in a Cambodian American community. University of Connecticut.

    Wieland, M. L., Weis, J. A., Palmer, T., Goodson, M., Loth, S., Omer, F., … & Sia, I. G. (2012). Physical activity and nutrition among immigrant and refugee women: a community-based participatory research approach. Women’s Health Issues, 22(2), e225-e232.

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