Rural Health Resources by Topic: Stress and stress disorders
Work-Life Stress During the Coronavirus Pandemic among Latina Farmworkers in a Rural California Region
Study examining work-related stress among Latina farmworkers in the U.S.-Mexico region of California. Discusses issues related to work environment, work-home demands, and the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of Latina farmworkers based on surveys of 77 individuals.
Author(s): Annie J. Keeney, Amy Quandt, Daniela Flores, Luis Flores, Jr. Citation: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(8), 4928 Date: 04/2022 Type: Document view details
Minnesota's Health Care Workforce: Pandemic-Provoked Workforce Exits, Burnout, and Shortages
Reports on loss of healthcare professionals in Minnesota due to turnover, burnout, reduction in working hours, early retirement, and more. Provides charts of workforce professionals in 2019 compared to 2021 by vacancy, working a position unrelated to healthcare license, job dissatisfaction, and more, as well as charts showing rural versus urban comparisons of workforce issues.
Date: 03/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care view details
Mental Health Surveillance Among Children — United States, 2013–2019
Examines mental disorders and indicators of poor mental health among children, mental health services for children, and positive indicators of mental health, based on data from nine federal surveillance systems. Includes rural data on attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; behavioral or conduct problems; depression; anxiety; autism spectrum disorder; Tourette syndrome; substance use disorder, alcohol use disorder, and/or illicit drug use disorder; suicidal ideation and suicide attempts; receipt of mental health treatment, services, and medication; and positive indicators of mental health.
Author(s): Rebecca H. Bitsko, Angelika H. Claussen, Jesse Lichstein, et al. Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report) Supplements, 71(2), 1-42 Date: 02/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention view details
Caregiver Experiences with Accessing Sickle Cell Care and the Use of Telemedicine
Study examining barriers to pediatric sickle cell disease (SCD) care and perceptions of telemedicine by caregivers in the Midwest based on interviews with 16 caregivers of 15 children with SCD. Discusses mental health and stress issues related to care, as well as geographic and financial barriers, and the impact of telemedicine on access to care.
Author(s): Seethal A. Jacob, Roua Daas, Anna Feliciano, Julia E. LaMotte, Aaron E. Carroll Citation: BMC Health Services Research, 22, 239 Date: 02/2022 Type: Document view details
Chronic Diseases and Associated Risk Factors Among Adults in Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria
Highlights a study on the prevalence of chronic diseases in Puerto Rico before Hurricane Maria and the level of support available to patients before and after the storm. Bases conclusions on 2 studies conducted in 2015 and 2019. Breaks down data by participant characteristics, such as age, employment, and rurality of residence, among other measures.
Author(s): Josiemer Mattei, Martha Tamez, June O'Neill, et al. Citation: JAMA Network Open, 5(1), e2139986 Date: 01/2022 Type: Document view details
Farmer and Rural Perceptions of Mental Health
Presents findings of a poll of 2,004 rural adults, addressing impressions of mental health stigma in rural and agricultural communities. Describes barriers to seeking mental health assistance, who rural adults feel comfortable talking to about stress or mental health issues, and the perceived mental health impacts of farm stress on farmers and farm workers. Compares results to polls conducted in 2019 and 2020.
Date: 12/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: American Farm Bureau Federation view details