Volume 8 Issue 2 (2016)
International Public Health Journal


Editor-in-Chief: Joav Merrick (Director, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Israel)
ISSN: 1947-4989
Journal Frequency: Quarterly
Print Size: 8.5″ x 11″, Double Column

ISBN: N/A Categories: ,

Table of Contents

Special issue: Social work and health inequalities

Edited by Bruce Friedman and Joav Merrick


Social work and health inequalities
Bruce D Friedman and Joav Merrick


Federal financing for the Brazilian mental health policy
Maria LT Garcia

Nuestra Casa: An advocacy initiative to reduce inequalities and tuberculosis along the US-Mexico border
Eva M Moya, Silvia M. Chávez-Baray, William W. Wood, and Omar Martinez

Understanding sexual minority women and obesity using a social justice lens: A qualitative interpretive meta-synthesis (QIMS)
Tracey Marie Barnett, Pamela H Bowers, and Amanda Bowers

Risk and protective factors related to the wellness of American Indian and Alaska Native youth: A systematic review
Catherine E Burnette and Charles R Figley

Asian American health inequities: An exploration of cultural and language incongruity and discrimination in accessing and utilizing the healthcare system
Suzie S Weng and Warren T Wolfe, III

Keep them so you can teach them: Alternatives to exclusionary discipline
Kevin F McNeill, Bruce D Friedman, and Camila Chavez


Bandage it or write it. Experiences with health inequalities of hospital social workers in Turkey
Gonca Polat, Lana Sue Ka’opua, Arzu I Coban, and Seda Attepe

Mexican adolescents’ intentions to use drugs: Gender differences in the protective effects of religiosity
Marcos J Martinez, Flavio F Marsiglia, Stephanie L Ayers, and Bertha L Nuño-Gutiérrez

Perceptions and attitudes about childhood obesity among adults in the lower Rio Grande Valley
George S Eyambe, Bruce D Friedman, and Esmeralda Rawlings

Impact of emergency referrals to primary care on health care use and costs
Amanda W Roberts

Stress pathways to health inequalities: Embedding ACEs within social and behavioral contexts
Paula S. Nurius, Sara Green, Patricia Logan-Greene, Dario Longhi, and Chiho Song

Adverse childhood experiences and inequities in adult health care access
Julie E Miller-Cribbs, Frances Wen, Kim A Coon, Martina J Jelley, Kristin Foulks-Rodriguez, and Julie Stearns

Look to the source: Gathering elder stories as segue to youth action-oriented research
Lana Sue I Ka‘opua, J Noelani Goodyear-Ka‘opua, J Mahealani Kaawa, Scott K Amona, Colette V Browne, and Andrew S Robles

“Even God does not want me:” A qualitative study of health issues and access to health care among sex-trafficked women and girls in India
Sharvari A Karandikar, Lindsay B Gezinski, and Marissa EP Kaloga

To do or not do, that is the question: A male sex worker’s perspective
Hans Knutagård

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