5099.0: Wednesday, November 15, 2000: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM

Effect of Social and Civil Unrest, War, Torture, and Displacement on Refugees and Displaced Persons' Physical and Mental Health

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Presider(s):Heike Thiel de Bocanegra, PhD, MPH
12:30 PMMental Health, and Social Functioning of Kosovar Albanians One Year after the War in Kosovo
Barbara Lopes Cardozo, MD, MPH, Reinhard Kaiser, MD, MPH, Carol A. Gotway, PhD, Ferid Agani, MD
12:45 PMDocumentation of the sequelae of torture: Evidence from the Doctors of the World Human Rights Clinic
D. Shenson, MD, MPH, M. Katoh, J. Borenstein
1:00 PMThe Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights: Serving Vulnerable Populations
Linda A. Piwowarczyk, MD, MPH, Alejandro Moreno, MD, Terence Keane, PhD, Paul Geltman, MD, MPH, Michael Grodin, MD, FAAP, Elizabeth Barnett, MD, George Annas, JD, MPH
1:15 PMFamily separation, coping strategies, and mental health among immigrants from Mexico and Central America
Norma Olvera, Assistant Prof, Nestor Rodriguez, Associate Prof, Jackie Hagan, Associate Prof, Antonio Ugalde
1:30 PMImmigrant mental health and unemployment: A study of immigrants and their families
Steven K Kennedy, MAEcon(ANU)
1:45 PMInitial refugee assessment: A systematic approach taught to family practice residents
John R. Baird, MD
Sponsor:Caucus on Refugee and Immigrant Health
Cosponsors:Asian Pacific Islander Caucus of APHA; Environment; Epidemiology; Social Work; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA