Location

University of Windsor

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http://www.med.wayne.edu/fam/faculty/

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Presentation

Start Date

30-5-2013 11:15 AM

End Date

30-5-2013 12:30 PM

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The goal of this research is to examine the prevalence of chronic diseases [Hypertension, Heart diseases, Asthma and Diabetes] among newly arrived refugees and immigrants to U.S., to predict the risk factors for each of the four chronic diseases studied, and to discuss whether self-reported mental illnesses [Depression and PTSD] have an impact on the occurrence of chronic diseases.

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May 30th, 11:15 AM May 30th, 12:30 PM

Mental Illness and Chronic Disease in a Random Sample of Newly-Arrived Refugees and Immigrants to the U.S.

University of Windsor

The goal of this research is to examine the prevalence of chronic diseases [Hypertension, Heart diseases, Asthma and Diabetes] among newly arrived refugees and immigrants to U.S., to predict the risk factors for each of the four chronic diseases studied, and to discuss whether self-reported mental illnesses [Depression and PTSD] have an impact on the occurrence of chronic diseases.

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