Affiliation: Boston University
- Pilot evaluation of a health promotion program for African immigrant and refugee women: the UJAMBO programLinda 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...
- Asylum seekers seeking mental health services in the United States: clinical and legal implicationsLinda 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%)...
- Impact of September 11 on refugees and those seeking asylumLinda 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%)...
- Treating survivors of torture and refugee trauma: a preliminary case series using qigong and t'ai chiMichael 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...
- Prevalence of torture survivors among foreign-born patients presenting to an urban ambulatory care practiceSondra 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...
- Characteristics and utilization of primary care services in a torture rehabilitation centerAlejandro 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...