Karina Walters

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Reconceptualizing native women's health: an "indigenist" stress-coping model
    Karina L Walters
    School of Social Work, University of Washington, 4101 15th Avenue NE, Seattle, WA 98105 6299, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:520-4. 2002
  2. pmc Substance use among American Indians and Alaska natives: incorporating culture in an "indigenist" stress-coping paradigm
    Karina L Walters
    School of Social Work, University of Washington, 4101 15th Avenue, NE, Seattle, WA 98105 6299, USA
    Public Health Rep 117:S104-17. 2002
  3. pmc Interpersonal violence in the lives of urban American Indian and Alaska Native women: implications for health, mental health, and help-seeking
    Teresa Evans-Campbell
    Institute for Indigenous Health and Child Welfare Research, School of Social Work, University of Washington, Seattle 98105, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1416-22. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint "My spirit in my heart": identity experiences and challenges among American Indian two-spirit women
    Karina L Walters
    University of Washington School of Social Work, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Lesbian Stud 10:125-49. 2006
  5. pmc Keeping our hearts from touching the ground: HIV/AIDS in American Indian and Alaska Native women
    Karina L Walters
    School of Social Work and Indigenous Wellness Research Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA
    Womens Health Issues 21:S261-5. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Abuse, mastery, and health among lesbian, bisexual, and two-spirit American Indian and Alaska Native women
    Keren Lehavot
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 15:275-84. 2009
  7. pmc Decolonizing strategies for mentoring American Indians and Alaska Natives in HIV and mental health research
    Karina L Walters
    Indigenous Wellness Research Institute, University of Washington School of Social Work, 4101 15th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S71-6. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Triangle of risk: urban American Indian women's sexual trauma, injection drug use, and HIV sexual risk behaviors
    Jane M Simoni
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    AIDS Behav 8:33-45. 2004
  9. pmc Victimization, substance use, and HIV risk behaviors among gay/bisexual/two-spirit and heterosexual American Indian Men in New York City
    Jane M Simoni
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:2240-5. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Culture, trauma, and wellness: a comparison of heterosexual and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and two-spirit native americans
    Kimberly F Balsam
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 1525, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 10:287-301. 2004

Research Grants

  1. Health Survey of Two-Spirited Native Americans
    Karina Walters; Fiscal Year: 2006
  2. Healthy Hearts Across Generations
    Karina Walters; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Reconceptualizing native women's health: an "indigenist" stress-coping model
    Karina L Walters
    School of Social Work, University of Washington, 4101 15th Avenue NE, Seattle, WA 98105 6299, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:520-4. 2002
    ..Current epidemiological data on Native women's general health and mental health are reconsidered within the framework of this model...
  2. pmc Substance use among American Indians and Alaska natives: incorporating culture in an "indigenist" stress-coping paradigm
    Karina L Walters
    School of Social Work, University of Washington, 4101 15th Avenue, NE, Seattle, WA 98105 6299, USA
    Public Health Rep 117:S104-17. 2002
    ..It reviews sociodemographic information on AIs, rates of substance abuse and related health outcomes, and the research supporting the model's pathways...
  3. pmc Interpersonal violence in the lives of urban American Indian and Alaska Native women: implications for health, mental health, and help-seeking
    Teresa Evans-Campbell
    Institute for Indigenous Health and Child Welfare Research, School of Social Work, University of Washington, Seattle 98105, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1416-22. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint "My spirit in my heart": identity experiences and challenges among American Indian two-spirit women
    Karina L Walters
    University of Washington School of Social Work, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Lesbian Stud 10:125-49. 2006
    ..The incorporation of the identity within indigenous worldviews, its manifestation in terms of (be)coming out, and the triple stressors of heterosexism, racism, and sexism emerged as key themes...
  5. pmc Keeping our hearts from touching the ground: HIV/AIDS in American Indian and Alaska Native women
    Karina L Walters
    School of Social Work and Indigenous Wellness Research Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA
    Womens Health Issues 21:S261-5. 2011
    ..The authors also outline multiple indicators of resiliency in AIAN communities and stress the need for HIV prevention interventions for AIAN women to capitalize on cultural and community strengths...
  6. doi request reprint Abuse, mastery, and health among lesbian, bisexual, and two-spirit American Indian and Alaska Native women
    Keren Lehavot
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 15:275-84. 2009
    ..The need to indigenize the concept of mastery is discussed, as is the urgency of interventions to work toward decreasing levels of abuse and increasing mastery among sexual minority AIAN women...
  7. pmc Decolonizing strategies for mentoring American Indians and Alaska Natives in HIV and mental health research
    Karina L Walters
    Indigenous Wellness Research Institute, University of Washington School of Social Work, 4101 15th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S71-6. 2009
    ..The creation of a cadre of AIAN researchers is crucial to improving the health of AIAN peoples...
  8. ncbi request reprint Triangle of risk: urban American Indian women's sexual trauma, injection drug use, and HIV sexual risk behaviors
    Jane M Simoni
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    AIDS Behav 8:33-45. 2004
    ..Findings underscore the need for the integrated assessment and treatment of abuse and substance use as well as more research on the risk behaviors of this understudied and underserved population...
  9. pmc Victimization, substance use, and HIV risk behaviors among gay/bisexual/two-spirit and heterosexual American Indian Men in New York City
    Jane M Simoni
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:2240-5. 2006
    ..secondary aims included describing condom-use attitudes, beliefs about HIV/AIDS in the Indian community, HIV knowledge, HIV status, and preference for and access to HIV prevention services in this population...
  10. ncbi request reprint Culture, trauma, and wellness: a comparison of heterosexual and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and two-spirit native americans
    Kimberly F Balsam
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 1525, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 10:287-301. 2004
    ..Discussion and recommendations for health promotion interventions and future research are presented in consideration of an "indigenist" health model and the multiple minority status of two-spirit people...
  11. pmc Sexual partner concurrency and sexual risk among gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender American Indian/Alaska natives
    Susan Cassels
    Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98412, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:272-8. 2010
    ..American Indian and Alaska Natives suffer pervasive health disparities, including disproportionately high rates of HIV. Sexual network dynamics, including concurrency and sexual mixing patterns, are key determinants of HIV disparities...
  12. doi request reprint Measuring multiple minority stress: the LGBT People of Color Microaggressions Scale
    Kimberly F Balsam
    School of Social Work, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 17:163-74. 2011
    ..Men scored higher on the LGBT-PCMS than women, lesbians and gay men scored higher than bisexual women and men, and Asian Americans scored higher than African Americans and Latina/os...
  13. ncbi request reprint HIV/AIDS prevention in "Indian country": current practice, indigenist etiology models, and postcolonial approaches to change
    Bonnie Duran
    The Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 16:187-201. 2004
    ..We discuss the need to apply an "indigenist" etiology paradigm to HIV/AIDS risk and protection. Finally, we define and discuss the varied postcolonial approaches to HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, and healing...

Research Grants7

  1. Health Survey of Two-Spirited Native Americans
    Karina Walters; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  2. Healthy Hearts Across Generations
    Karina Walters; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Through the course of the study, we aim to develop the research infrastructure at Tulalip Indian health clinic and to build the research capacity of the tribal community. ..