Linda Piwowarczyk

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Pilot evaluation of a health promotion program for African immigrant and refugee women: the UJAMBO Program
    Linda Piwowarczyk
    Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights, Boston University School of Medicine, 771 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 15:219-23. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Asylum seekers seeking mental health services in the United States: clinical and legal implications
    Linda Piwowarczyk
    Boston University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:715-22. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Impact of September 11 on refugees and those seeking asylum
    Linda A Piwowarczyk
    Boston University School of Medicine, USA
    Transcult Psychiatry 44:566-80. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Congolese and Somali beliefs about mental health services
    Linda Piwowarczyk
    Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights, Massachusetts Boston University School of Public Health, Massachusetts Somali Development Center, Boston, MA and Congolese Women s Association of New England, Lynn, MA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 202:209-16. 2014
  5. pmc Treating survivors of torture and refugee trauma: a preliminary case series using qigong and t'ai chi
    Michael A Grodin
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 14:801-6. 2008
  6. pmc Prevalence of torture survivors among foreign-born patients presenting to an urban ambulatory care practice
    Sondra S Crosby
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02128, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:764-8. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and utilization of primary care services in a torture rehabilitation center
    Alejandro Moreno
    Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights, Boston Medical Center, Massachusetts, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 8:163-71. 2006

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. doi request reprint Pilot evaluation of a health promotion program for African immigrant and refugee women: the UJAMBO Program
    Linda Piwowarczyk
    Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights, Boston University School of Medicine, 771 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 15:219-23. 2013
    ..The current study is an evaluation of the UJAMBO program addressing the impact on participants'knowledge of these health services and their intentions to use these services...
  2. ncbi request reprint Asylum seekers seeking mental health services in the United States: clinical and legal implications
    Linda Piwowarczyk
    Boston University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:715-22. 2007
    ..03], rape (OR = 4.23, p = 0.035), and political persecution (OR = 9.28, p = 0.006). Most common self-reported health problems were headaches (29.9%), sexual dysfunction (26.1%), chronic pain (12.7%), and gastrointestinal symptoms (11.2%)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Impact of September 11 on refugees and those seeking asylum
    Linda A Piwowarczyk
    Boston University School of Medicine, USA
    Transcult Psychiatry 44:566-80. 2007
    ..In the wake of September 11, most common coping strategies utilized included prayer (77.8%), speaking with friends from their own social group (47.6%), family (44.4%), and belief in fate (42.9%)...
  4. doi request reprint Congolese and Somali beliefs about mental health services
    Linda Piwowarczyk
    Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights, Massachusetts Boston University School of Public Health, Massachusetts Somali Development Center, Boston, MA and Congolese Women s Association of New England, Lynn, MA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 202:209-16. 2014
    ..Great emphasis was placed on their respective communities of faith. The actual role of mental health professionals was not well understood, and there was apparent hesitancy to use services, which also relates to issues of stigma. ..
  5. pmc Treating survivors of torture and refugee trauma: a preliminary case series using qigong and t'ai chi
    Michael A Grodin
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 14:801-6. 2008
    ..This paper seeks to explore the potential value of qigong and t'ai chi practice as a therapeutic intervention to aid in the treatment of survivors of torture and refugee trauma...
  6. pmc Prevalence of torture survivors among foreign-born patients presenting to an urban ambulatory care practice
    Sondra S Crosby
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02128, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:764-8. 2006
    ..The prevalence of torture among foreign-born patients presenting to urban medical clinics is not well documented...
  7. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and utilization of primary care services in a torture rehabilitation center
    Alejandro Moreno
    Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights, Boston Medical Center, Massachusetts, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 8:163-71. 2006
    ..017; 95% CI:0.05-0.54). Patients had a higher prevalence of mental health conditions than that reported in other studies and often declined diagnostic and therapeutic interventions...