Predicting Attitudes Toward Seeking Professional Psychological Help among Alaska Natives
Gauges attitudes of Alaska Natives toward psychological help by examining current and previous experience, social and self stigma, and cultural identity. Identifies variables in mental health help-seeking attitudes to better inform methods for increasing service use among Alaska Natives.
Author(s): Brittany Freitas-Murrell, Joshua K. Swift Citation: American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, 22(3), 21-35 Date: 2015 Type: Document view details
Shared and Unshared Barriers to Cancer Symptom Management Among Urban and Rural American Indians
Reports on a 5-year study measuring cancer symptom management in both rural and urban American Indian (AI) populations in the southwestern U.S. Separates findings into shared barriers, such as transportation and lack of support services, and unshared barriers, such as cultural beliefs about treatment and language differences, between rural and urban groups.
Author(s): Tracy Line Itty, Felicia Schanche Hodge, Fernando Martinez Citation: Journal of Rural Health, 30(2), 206-213 Date: 04/2014 Type: Document view details
Enhancing Diabetes Self-Care among Rural African Americans with Diabetes
Examines the feasibility of conducting a community-based
study evaluating a culturally tailored diabetes
self-management education program among rural
African Americans living in Virginia. Covers outcomes data
at baseline, 3-month, and 12-month follow-up, including
hemoglobin A1C, blood pressure, diet, exercise, diabetes
knowledge, medication adherence, and others.
Author(s): Ishan C. Williams, Sharon W. Utz, Ivora Hinton, et al. Citation: Diabetes Educator, 40(2), 231-239 Date: 2014 Type: Document view details