Hikmet Jamil

Summary

Affiliation: Wayne State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Obesity and overweight in ethnic minorities of the detroit metropolitan area of michigan
    Hikmet J Jamil
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, USA
    J Community Health 39:301-9. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Self-reported heart disease among Arab and Chaldean American women residing in southeast Michigan
    Hikmet Jamil
    Arab American and Chaldean Council, 28551 Southfield Rd, Lathrup Village, MI 48076, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:19-25. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with self-reported depression in Arab, Chaldean, and African Americans
    Hikmet Jamil
    Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Division of Occupation and Environmental Health, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:464-70. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Mental health symptoms in Iraqi refugees: posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety, and depression
    Hikmet Jamil
    Department of Family Medicine, Wayne State University, 15400 West McNichols, Second Floor, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    J Cult Divers 14:19-25. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Iraqi Gulf War veteran refugees in the U.S.: PTSD and physical symptoms
    Hikmet Jamil
    Department of Family Medicine, Wayne State University, 15400 W McNichols, 2nd Floor, Detroit, MI, USA
    Soc Work Health Care 43:85-98. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Medical complaints among Iraqi American refugees with mental disorders
    Hikmet Jamil
    Department of Family Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    J Immigr Health 7:145-52. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint A retrospective study of Arab American mental health clients: trauma and the Iraqi refugees
    Hikmet Jamil
    Department of Family Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48235, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 72:355-61. 2002
  8. doi request reprint Disparities in self-reported diabetes mellitus among Arab, Chaldean, and black Americans in Southeast Michigan
    Hikmet Jamil
    Arab American and Chaldean Council, 28551 Southfield Road, Lathrup Village, MI 48076, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 10:397-405. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of self-reported chronic conditions among Arab, Chaldean, and African Americans in southeast Michigan
    Hikmet Jamil
    Arab American and Chaldean Council, Michigan, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:293-300. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Sociodemographic risk indicators of hookah smoking among White Americans: a pilot study
    Hikmet Jamil
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Wayne State University, 3800 Woodward Ave, Suite 808, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:525-9. 2010

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Publications35

  1. doi request reprint Obesity and overweight in ethnic minorities of the detroit metropolitan area of michigan
    Hikmet J Jamil
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, USA
    J Community Health 39:301-9. 2014
    ..Taking into consideration the racial and ethnic differences of the target population may help in developing better programs for fighting overweight and obesity. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint Self-reported heart disease among Arab and Chaldean American women residing in southeast Michigan
    Hikmet Jamil
    Arab American and Chaldean Council, 28551 Southfield Rd, Lathrup Village, MI 48076, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:19-25. 2008
    ..This study estimates the prevalence of heart disease among Arab and Chaldean American women and examines the association between Arab and Chaldean ethnicity and heart disease among a sample of women...
  3. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with self-reported depression in Arab, Chaldean, and African Americans
    Hikmet Jamil
    Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Division of Occupation and Environmental Health, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:464-70. 2008
    ..Although depression is a chronic illness with high morbidity and personal and economic losses, little is known about depression in immigrants with an Arab or Chaldean ethnic background...
  4. ncbi request reprint Mental health symptoms in Iraqi refugees: posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety, and depression
    Hikmet Jamil
    Department of Family Medicine, Wayne State University, 15400 West McNichols, Second Floor, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    J Cult Divers 14:19-25. 2007
    ..The results are discussed in light of the treatment needs of Iraqi refugee clients, their resilience and motivation for a better life, and the ways that health professionals can assist in optimizing their adjustment...
  5. ncbi request reprint Iraqi Gulf War veteran refugees in the U.S.: PTSD and physical symptoms
    Hikmet Jamil
    Department of Family Medicine, Wayne State University, 15400 W McNichols, 2nd Floor, Detroit, MI, USA
    Soc Work Health Care 43:85-98. 2006
    ..Implications for further inquiry are presented...
  6. ncbi request reprint Medical complaints among Iraqi American refugees with mental disorders
    Hikmet Jamil
    Department of Family Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    J Immigr Health 7:145-52. 2005
    ..Discussion centers on the importance of addressing the specific medical needs of refugees in general, and of the Iraqi refugees in particular, and on how they may be better served within our primary health care systems...
  7. ncbi request reprint A retrospective study of Arab American mental health clients: trauma and the Iraqi refugees
    Hikmet Jamil
    Department of Family Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48235, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 72:355-61. 2002
    ..More posttraumatic stress disorder and health problems were found in Iraqi refugees than in other clients. Results suggest the need for further research on immigrants with traumatic histories to facilitate effective treatments...
  8. doi request reprint Disparities in self-reported diabetes mellitus among Arab, Chaldean, and black Americans in Southeast Michigan
    Hikmet Jamil
    Arab American and Chaldean Council, 28551 Southfield Road, Lathrup Village, MI 48076, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 10:397-405. 2008
    ..Future studies should collect more detailed socioeconomic status, acculturation and health behavior information, which are factors that may affect the relationship between race/ethnicity and diabetes...
  9. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of self-reported chronic conditions among Arab, Chaldean, and African Americans in southeast Michigan
    Hikmet Jamil
    Arab American and Chaldean Council, Michigan, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:293-300. 2009
    ..While there is a plethora of research on the prevalence of individual chronic conditions, studies that examine the clustering of these conditions are lacking, especially among immigrant, minority groups...
  10. doi request reprint Sociodemographic risk indicators of hookah smoking among White Americans: a pilot study
    Hikmet Jamil
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Wayne State University, 3800 Woodward Ave, Suite 808, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:525-9. 2010
    ..One example is hookah smoking. This study aimed to assess hookah trends among White Americans...
  11. doi request reprint Self-reported asthma in Chaldeans, Arabs, and African Americans: factors associated with asthma
    Hikmet Jamil
    Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Division of Occupation and Environmental Health, Wayne State University School of Medicine, 3939 Woodward Ave, 3rd Floor, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:568-75. 2011
    ..We therefore, suggest that future studies should explore the possible role of ethnic-specific differences in gene × environmental interactions in the precipitation and/or exacerbation of asthma...
  12. pmc Pre- and post-displacement stressors and time of migration as related to self-rated health among Iraqi immigrants and refugees in Southeast Michigan
    Hikmet Jamil
    Wayne State University, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Michigan, USA
    Med Confl Surviv 26:207-22. 2010
    ..In conclusion, these results suggest that pre- as well as post-migration factors, and period of migration, affect health...
  13. doi request reprint Do household smoking behaviors constitute a risk factor for hookah use?
    Hikmet Jamil
    Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:384-8. 2011
    ..However, there is a lack of such research for hookah (waterpipe) smoking. This study focuses on the role of family members' hookah smoking behaviors as a possible risk factor for hookah smoking...
  14. ncbi request reprint A comparison of psychosocial factors and tobacco use among Arab and Arab-American adolescents: preliminary findings
    Sharifa Abou-Mediene
    Community Health and Research Center, Access, Dearborn, Michigan, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S1-60-1. 2005
  15. ncbi request reprint Asthma prevalence and severity in Arab American communities in the Detroit area, Michigan
    Mary Johnson
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Immigr Health 7:165-78. 2005
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  16. ncbi request reprint Trends in tobacco use among Arab/Arab-American adolescents: preliminary findings
    Thomas Templin
    College of Nursing, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S1-65-8. 2005
  17. ncbi request reprint Predictors of tobacco use among Lebanese, Yemeni, and Iraqi adolescents, 14-18 years of age
    Virginia Hill Rice
    College of Nursing, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S1-57-9. 2005
  18. ncbi request reprint Health issues in the Arab American community. Medical complaints of Iraqi American people before and after the 1991 Gulf War
    Hikmet Jamil
    Department of Family Medicine at Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:S3-77-S3-78. 2007
  19. ncbi request reprint The aftermath of the Persian Gulf War: mental health issues among Iraqi-American veterans
    Hikmet Jamil
    Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services, Dearborn, Michigan, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S1-105. 2005
  20. ncbi request reprint Immigration and attendant psychological sequelae: a comparison of three waves of Iraqi immigrants
    Hikmet Jamil
    Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 77:199-205. 2007
    ..The authors found support for the hypotheses that these variables were positively correlated with recency of immigration. Implications for psychological practitioners are discussed...
  21. pmc Comparison of cigarette and water-pipe smoking by Arab and non-Arab-American youth
    Linda S Weglicki
    College of Nursing, Center for Health Research, Department of Family Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:334-9. 2008
    ..g., smoking history, belief in harmfulness compared to cigarettes, family members in home who smoke water pipes) and compares the water-pipe-smoking behaviors of Arab-American youth with non-Arab-American youth in the same community...
  22. doi request reprint Alcohol use among Arab Americans: what is the prevalence?
    Cynthia L Arfken
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Wayne State University, 2761 E, Jefferson, Detroit, MI 482017, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:713-8. 2011
    ..However, the potential influence of other factors is unknown and needs to be investigated...
  23. ncbi request reprint Costs of environmentally attributable diseases in the Arab-American community in the Detroit area
    Lauren M Zajac
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S1-47-8. 2005
  24. pmc Obstructive sleep apnea, posttraumatic stress disorder, and health in immigrants
    Bengt B Arnetz
    School of Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Psychosom Med 74:824-31. 2012
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  25. ncbi request reprint Barriers to at-home-preparedness in public health employees: implications for disaster preparedness training
    James Blessman
    Wayne State University, Department of Family and Community Health Sciences, Detroit, MI, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:318-26. 2007
    ..To assess "at-home" preparedness and barriers to preparedness in a cohort of public health employees...
  26. pmc Intervention effects on tobacco use in Arab and non-Arab American adolescents
    VIRGINIA H RICE
    Wayne State University College of Nursing, USA
    Addict Behav 35:46-8. 2010
    ..They also call for further research and intervention tailoring to address the problem of water pipe smoking in a growing Arab American adolescent population...
  27. ncbi request reprint Environmental disease burden in Arab-American communities in the Detroit area: prevalence and severity
    Mary Johnson
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S1-43-6. 2005
  28. ncbi request reprint Health issues in the Arab American community. Hope and fostering the well-being of refugees from Iraq
    Julie Hakim Larson
    Department of Psychology, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada
    Ethn Dis 17:S3-83-S3-84. 2007
  29. ncbi request reprint Culturally sensitive smoking cessation intervention program redesign for Arab-American youth
    Ibrahim Al-Faouri
    College of Nursing, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S1-62-4. 2005
  30. pmc Resilience as a protective factor against the development of psychopathology among refugees
    Judith Arnetz
    Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 201:167-72. 2013
    ..001) but not of PTSD. Resilience is associated with less trauma-related psychological distress and should be considered in assessing risk and protective factors among victims of war-related violence...
  31. ncbi request reprint Environmental justice and environmental health: focus group assessments of the perceptions of Arab Americans in metro Detroit
    Kathryn L Savoie
    ACCESS Community Health and Research Center, Dearborn, Michigan, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S1-41-2. 2005
  32. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, beliefs, and attitudes about environmental diseases among Arab-American communities in the Detroit area
    Adnan Hammad
    Community Health and Research Center, Access, Dearborn, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S1-49-51. 2005
  33. ncbi request reprint Health issues in the Arab American community. Collaborative research of tobacco use and its predictors in Arab and non-Arab American 9th graders
    Virginia Hill Rice
    Wayne State University College of Nursing and Karmanos Cancer Institute, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:S3-19-S3-21. 2007
  34. ncbi request reprint Health issues in the Arab American community. Tobacco use patterns among high school students: do Arab American youth differ?
    Linda S Weglicki
    Wayne State University College of Nursing, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:S3-22-S3-24. 2007
    ..To determine tobacco use rates (cigarette, water pipe smoking [WPS] or narghile) in Arab American compared to non-Arab youth...
  35. doi request reprint Perceptions of training in occupational and environmental medicine among family medicine residents
    Hikmet Jamil
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:202-6. 2010
    ..We evaluated family medicine residents' perceptions of a 4-week rotation in OEM that combined lectures, worksite visits, and clinical placements...