Le, Mai-Nhung

Handbook of Asian American Health

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Table of contents

1. Ethnicity and Health
Fang Gong, David T. Takeuchi

2. Critical Health Issues Impacting Asian Indian Americans
Ranjita Misra

3. Chinese Americans and Health: The Impact of Culture on Disease Prevention and Management
Angela Sun

4. The Health of Filipina/o America: Challenges and Opportunities for Change
Roderick Raña Daus-Magbual, Richard Sean Magbual

5. Japanese Americans: Current Health Issues and Directions for Future Research
Tazuko Shibusawa

6. Challenges and Opportunities for Improving Health in the Korean American Community
Grace J. Yoo, Sachiko Wood

7. Social and Cultural Influences on the Health of the Vietnamese American Population
Mai-Nhung Le, Tu-Uyen Nguyen

8. Emerging South Asian Americans and Health
Shilpa Patel, Nadia Islam

9. Southeast Asian American Health: Socio-Historical and Cultural Perspectives
Khatharya Um

10. Mixed Asian Americans and Health: Navigating Uncharted Waters
Cathy J. Tashiro

11. Acculturation and Culture: A Critical Factor for Asian Americans’ Health
Yijie Wang, Su Yeong Kim

12. Asian Americans and Racism: Mental Health and Health Consequences
Alvin N. Alvarez, Jaeyoun Shin

13. Asian Americans, Socio-Economic Status and Health: Current Findings and Future Concerns
Wei Zhang

14. Perceptions and Culturally Responsive Care of Asian Americans with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias
Linda A. Gerdner, Gwen Yeo

15. Cancer: An Ongoing Risk for Asian American Communities
Giang T. Nguyen

16. Heterogeneity in Cardiovascular Health among Asian American Subgroups: Risk Factors, Outcomes, Treatment and Prevention, and Future Research Opportunities
Ariel T. Holland, Latha P. Palaniappan

17. Diabetes: A Growing Concern in the Asian American Community
Ranjita Misra

18. Obesity and Asian Americans: Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Future Research Directions
May C. Wang

19. Hepatitis B and Asian Americans
Tung T. Nguyen, Vicky Taylor, Annette E. Maxwell, Moon S. Chen, Roshan Bastani, Susan Stewart

20. Severe Mental Illnesses in Asian Americans: Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder
Russell F. Lim, Francis G. Lu

21. Asian American Violence: Scope, Context, and Implications
Deborah A. Goebert, Thao N. Le, Jeanelle J. Sugimoto-Matsuda

22. Falling through the Cracks: Models, Barriers, and the Future of Health Care Access for Asian Americans
Stephen Vong, Ricky Y. Choi

23. Quality of Health Care for Asian Americans
Dara H. Sorkin, Heather Ngai, Quyen Ngo-Metzger

24. Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use in Asian Americans: Is Integrative Medicine the Ticket into the US Healthcare System?
Isha Weerasinghe, Lixin Zhang, Simona C. Kwon, Serena Chen

25. A Passage to a Good Death: End of Life Care for Asian Americans
Evaon Wong-Kim, Nancy J. Burke

26. Early Chinese Immigrants Organizing for Healthcare: The Establishment of the Chinese Hospital in San Francisco
Laureen D. Hom

27. Lives Were Saved: The Asian American Donor Program
Jonathan Leong, Kira Donnell, Emily Avera

28. HIV/AIDS in Asian and Pacific Islanders in the United States
Don Operario, Judy Tan, Caroline Kuo

29. Evolution of an Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Cancer Advocacy Movement: Heroes Among Us
Susan Matsuko Shinagawa, Alan Y. Oda

30. The Versailles Social Movement and Implications for Asian American Environmental Health In Post-Katrina New Orleans
Maureen Lichtveld, Vy Thuc Dao

31. The Role of Asian Americans in Ending Hepatitis B
Ted Fang, Jason Liu

Keywords: Social Sciences, Sociology, general, Public Health

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