Mental Health and Asian Americans and/or Pacific Islander Americans
Monday, November 2, 2015: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Mental health issues among Asian Americans and/or Pacific Islander Americans have not been well addressed in the literature. In this session, selected speakers will talk about discrimination, stigma, and mental health needs of varying groups of Asian Americans and/or Pacific Islander Americans.
Session Objectives: Identify socio-cultural and mental health needs of Asian survivors of sexual violence
Assess discrimination and psychosocial symptoms in relation to Atherosclerosis in South Asians
Discuss mental health stigma and discrimination in Asian Americans and/or Pacific Islander Americans
Identify social and cultural factors of health-related quality of life of aging Asian Americans and/or Pacific Islander Americans
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by: Asian & Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health
Endorsed by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs, Community Health Planning and Policy Development, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights, Caucus on Refugee and Immigrant Health
Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)