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Immigration, acculturation, and health

Jill S Reichman

Immigration, acculturation, and health

the Mexican diaspora

by Jill S Reichman

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Published by LFB Scholarly Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mexican American women -- Health and hygiene -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe County,
  • Mexican Americans -- Medical care -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe County,
  • Health attitudes

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-288) and index

    StatementJill S. Reichman
    SeriesThe new Americans, New Americans (LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA448.5.M4 R45 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 291 p. ;
    Number of Pages291
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17196666M
    ISBN 101593321325
    LC Control Number2006009807

      The knowledge gaps related to mechanisms of immigrant nutrition and health transitions included: (1) the impact of acculturation on dietary habits and health of Canadian immigrants; (2) immigrant youth’s dietary patterns and the perceptions, magnitude and health impacts of food insecurity among Canadian immigrants and (3) epidemiology of Cited by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource (xii, pages). Contents: Mexican immigrants, health care, and acculturation --Modeling and measuring acculturation --Methodological considerations, data collection, and analysis --Sociodemographic profile --Models of health, models of illness --Change over time in health prescriptions --Cognitive models.

      Making the decision to leave one’s home to make a new life in another country is not an easy one. In today’s context of worldwide migration and globalization, individuals, families and communities affected by immigration and acculturation have unique needs. Later, in the early 20th century, acculturation became a focus of American sociologists who used ethnography to study the lives of immigrants and the extent to which they integrated into U.S. society. W.I Thomas and Florian Znaniecki examined this process with Polish immigrants in Chicago in their study "The Polish Peasant in Europe and America.".

    The Cambridge Handbook of Acculturation Psychology - edited by David L. Sam April Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection. The Cambridge Handbook of Acculturation Psychology. 2nd edition Cited by: One in five youth in the United States is a child of an immigrant and children of immigrants are the most rapidly growing segment of the U.S. population under age Consequently, there is a great need to better understand the psychosocial impact of immigration on children's mental health and adjustment. It is striking, however, that research on the mental health consequences of migration has Cited by: 3.


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Immigration, acculturation, and health by Jill S Reichman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Within these contexts, immigration issues create daily news headlines, despite the fact that the political and economic bases of contemporary immigration problems were created decades ago. A process lying at the heart of contemporary immigration issues is by: Immigration, Acculturation, and Health focuses on this friction, examining the cultural differences between immigrants and non-immigrants with regards to their health beliefs.

The data in Reichman's book is based on anthropological research performed on Mexican woman recently immigrated to New by: 7. Chih-Chien Huang, The Influence of Acculturation and Weight-related Behaviors on Body Mass Index among Asian American Ethnic Subgroups, Immigration and Health, /S, (), ().

acculturation to refer to the general processes and outcomes (both cultural and psychological) of intercultural contact. Plural Societies As a result of immigration, many societies become culturally plural. That is, people of many cultural backgrounds come to live together in a diverse society.

Acculturation and Mental Health. Acculturation is broadly defined as the process of adaptation that results when two cultural groups interact, and/or the extent to which an individual assumes the norms and values of the host culture (Lueck, & Wilson, ; Miranda, Estrada & Firpo-Jimenez, ).Acculturation is a vitally important process to consider when discussing both life satisfaction and Cited by: Acculturation.

Acculturation involves changes in many aspects of immigrants’ lives, such as language, cultural identity, attitudes and values, ethnic pride, types of food and music preferred, media use, social and ethnic relations, cultural familiarity and social customs.

Acculturation and Migration: Interview with Dr. Berry A leading expert answers questions about immigrant/refugee acculturation in U.S.

Posted ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 23 cm. Contents: Mexican immigrants, health care, and acculturation --Modeling and measuring acculturation --Methodological considerations, data collection, and analysis --Sociodemographic profile --Models of health, models of illness --Change over time in health prescriptions --Cognitive models of how people.

The Oxford Handbook of Acculturation and Health brings together three very different, but complementary, streams of work: theoretical and methodological “basic” work on acculturation, and applied work linking acculturation to various health outcomes among international migrants and their families, and interventions applying acculturation-related principles to prevent or treat health.

Acculturation, according to Berry, describes the induction of a new culture into a pre-existing culture in a given area. Many assume acculturation describes only the effects felt by the "new" culture; however, Berry explained, acculturation occurs. Acculturation is a process of social, psychological, and cultural change that stems from the balancing of two cultures while adapting to the prevailing culture of the society.

Acculturation is a process in which an individual adopts, acquires and adjusts to a new cultural environment. [citation needed] Individuals of a differing culture try to incorporate themselves into the new more prevalent. The purpose of this book is to bridge “basic” theory and research on acculturation—that is, what acculturation is, how it operates, and what are the appropriate methods to study it—with.

Acculturative stress refers to the stressors associated with being an immigrant or ethnic minority and going through the acculturation process.

Acculturative stress can have a negative impact on children’s psychological health (Rogers-Sirin et al., ). Multiple factors can contribute to children experiencing acculturative stress. Acculturation. Acculturation is a complex period of adjustment to the destination culture and may lead to an individual giving up some of the values they acquired from their origin culture.

Ann-Marie Yamada, in Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health (Second Edition), Among immigrant groups, acculturation is best assessed by years.

Research has begun to document the strains produced in the process of immigration and acculturation, strains at child and family levels, strains at community and governmental levels, and strains at the level of institutions such as child care and school. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Loeb S, Bridges M, Bassok D, Fuller.

The Oxford Handbook of Acculturation and Health expertly brings together two very distinct, but complementary, streams of work and thought: theoretical and methodological work on acculturation, and the applied work linking acculturation to various health outcomes among international migrants and their families.

In this important volume, the work of landmark acculturation theorists and Author: Seth J. Schwartz. For instance, acculturation can be stressful and result in mental and physical health problems, much more so in some cases, especially for those who experience racism and discrimination.

Acculturation is the process of group and individual changes in culture and behaviour that result from intercultural contact. These changes have been taking place forever, and continue at an increasing pace as more and more peoples of different cultures move, meet and by: 1. Download Citation | Immigration, Acculturation, and Health | This article provides an analysis of novel topics emerging in recent years in research on Latino immigrants, acculturation, and health.

health and immigration related dietary changes. Addition-ally, it is unclear under which circumstances immigrants to Canada undergo dietary acculturation and to what extent nutrition and health transitions are affected by acculturation. It is important to acknowledge that newcomers can accul-turate into the host culture while retaining or not Cited by:.

IMMIGRANT YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH, ACCULTURATION,AND ADAPTATION JAMES M. FRABUTT cial impact of immigration on children’s mental health and adjustment. It is striking, however, that research on the mental health consequences of migra- SNAPSHOT OF ACCULTURATION, MENTAL HEALTH,AND ADAPTATION AMONG LATINO YOUTH Steinberg, Brown, and.Acculturation is, arguably, one of the most frequently mentioned con - structs or concepts in ethnic psychology.

Indeed, researchers often include some measure of acculturation in their research to analyze differences within ethnic groups and to understand the relationship of acculturation to psy - chosocial adjustment and Size: KB.Immigration, Acculturation, and Adaptation. John W. Berry. Corresponding Author.

Queen's University, Ontario, Canada Research Centre for Health Promotion, and Department of Psychosocial Science, University of Bergen, Norway and the Refugee Studies Programme, University of Oxford, UK. The long‐term psychological consequences of this Cited by: