27. Influence of Culture/Needs of Immigrant Children

  1. Edilma L. Yearwood PhD, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN,
  2. Geraldine S. Pearson PhD, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN and
  3. Jamesetta A. Newland PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP, DPNAP
  1. Edilma L. Yearwood and
  2. Ellen Carroll

Published Online: 28 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118704660.ch27

Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health

Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health

How to Cite

Yearwood, E. L. and Carroll, E. (2012) Influence of Culture/Needs of Immigrant Children, in Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health (eds E. L. Yearwood, G. S. Pearson and J. A. Newland), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118704660.ch27

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 9 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813807867

Online ISBN: 9781118704660

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Keywords:

  • Female genital mutilation (FGM);
  • Kleinman's explanatory model;
  • Marginalization;
  • Migration stages;
  • Mood disorders;
  • Transnationals and acculturation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Changing U.S. Demographics

  • Stages of Migration

  • Why Knowledge of Culture Matters

  • Social Determinants of Health

  • Poverty

  • Potential Protective Factors

  • Behavioral and Psychiatric Presentations of Immigrant Youth

  • Assessment and Screening Tools

  • Collaborative Care Delivery

  • Research, Education, and Practice Implications

  • Conclusion

  • Case Exemplar

  • Resources

  • References