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Title:Syndemic Suffering: Social Distress, Depression, and Diabetes among Mexican Immigrant Women
Format Type:Ebook
Author:Emily Mendenhall
Publisher:Left Coast Press
ISBN:1611321425
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Number of Pages:145
Category:Manga

Syndemic Suffering: Social Distress, Depression, and Diabetes among Mexican Immigrant Women by Emily Mendenhall

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Syndemic Suffering: Social Distress, Depression, and Diabetes among Mexican Immigrant Women In a major contribution to the study of diabetes this book is the first to analyze the disease through a syndemic framework An innovative mixed methods study Emily Mendenhall shows how adverse social conditions such as poverty and oppressive relationships disproportionately stress certain populations and expose them to disease clusters She goes beyond epidemiological research that has linked diabetes and depression revealing how broad structural inequalities play out in the life histories of individuals families and communities and lead to higher rates of mortality and morbidity This intimate portrait of syndemic suffering is a model study of chronic disease disparity among the poor in high income countries and will be widely read in public health medical anthropology and related fields