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"Female Newcomers’ Adjustment to Life in Toronto, Canada: Sources of Stress and Their Implications for Delivering Primary Mental Health Care"
Stress disorders and other mental ill health may be brought on by the disruption caused by resettlement. We examine female newcomers' experiences of adjusting to a new place, metropolitan Toronto, Canada and a new health ...
"From Conflict to Compromise: Immigrant Families and the Processes of Acculturation"
There is a tendency for psychological researchers to examine the issue of acculturation in broadly based terms. Where these broad forces are typically acted out, however, is in the family. Not only are families the central ...
How Do Gender Norms Affect Our Risk of HIV?
Youth carry a diverse set of beliefs on HIV risk and responsibility. Prevention and education about sexual health must address gender stereotypes and inequities that are related to HIV.
Graduate Students Can Improve Their Networking and Research Skills in Collaborative Research Projects with Community Partners
The KMb summer internship program for graduate students is a part of the university’s goal for knowledge mobilization. It allows both graduate students and the community partners they work with to participate in the creation ...
Indo-Caribbean Immigrants' Well-being: An Intersectional Exploration of the Social Determinants of Health on an Under-studied Population
There is growing research that is examining the impact of social-economic inequities on peoples health and well-being. While there is an increased focus on the pathways between inequities, and health and well-being, there ...
Cultural Differences in Indecisiveness
East Asians endorse naïve dialecticism, a lay belief system that tolerates contradictory information (Peng & Nisbett, 1999). Accordingly, individuals of East Asian (vs. European) cultural backgrounds are more likely to ...
Student internships bridge research to real world problems
(Emerald Group Publishing, 11-Jan)
Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to evaluate whether unstructured graduate student research internships conducted in collaboration with community agencies build capacity and knowledge for students and community.
Creating Complex Systems: The Implications of the Immigration System Reforms for Refugee Health (2012)
In June 2012, the Canadian federal government introduced a new legislature, which drastically reformed the Canadian immigration system. During this time the Conservative government reformed the Interim Federal Health Program ...
The Self in Time: The Impact of Past-Focus on Well-Being and Intergroup Relations
Time perspective is a fundamental human capacity that shapes thoughts, feelings, and behaviors about the self and others. The present research explores the associations between subjective time, both positive and negative ...
What Impact Can a Global Network Have on Collaborative Research?
There are a number of barriers to doing collaborative research in a global context. The Refugee Research Network has been trying to support collaborative research. Their members still experience challenges in building ...