Affiliation: University of Georgia
- Factors associated with poor mental health among Guatemalan refugees living in Mexico 20 years after civil conflictMiriam Sabin
University of Georgia School of Social Work, Athens, GA 30602, USA
JAMA 290:635-42. 2003..From 1981 to 2001, 46 000 refugees who fled the 36-year civil conflict in Guatemala for Chiapas, Mexico were under the protection of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees...
- The mental health status of Mayan refugees after repatriation to GuatemalaMiriam Sabin
University of Georgia, School of Social Work, Athens, Georgia, USA
Rev Panam Salud Publica 19:163-71. 2006....
- Ethnomedical syndromes and treatment-seeking behavior among Mayan refugees in Chiapas, MexicoBryce D Smith
School of Social Work, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
Cult Med Psychiatry 33:366-81. 2009..6%) was reported. Most participants (86%) sought routine medical treatment from UNHCR trained health promoters in their camp. Assessing ethnomedical health is important for informing mental health programs among this population...
- Mental health problems among adults in tsunami-affected areas in southern ThailandFrits van Griensven
Thailand Ministry of Public Health-US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
JAMA 296:537-48. 2006..Nine months after the disaster, the rates of those reporting these symptoms decreased but were still elevated. This information is important for directing, strengthening, and evaluating posttsunami mental health needs and interventions...