Nassar-McMillan, Sylvia C.

Biopsychosocial Perspectives on Arab Americans

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Table of contents

1. Biopsychosocial Perspectives on Arab Americans: An Introduction
Sylvia C. Nassar-McMillan, Kristine J. Ajrouch, Julie Hakim-Larson

Part I. Arab American Culture

2. The Sociopolitical History of Arabs in the United States: Assimilation, Ethnicity, and Global Citizenship
Dalia Abdelhady

3. Intra-Ethnic Diversity and Religion
Helen Hatab Samhan

4. Family Values and Traditions
Ben K. Beitin, Mireille Aprahamian

5. Arab Americans and Gender
Louise Cainkar, Jen’nan Ghazal Read

6. Arab Americans and the Aging Process
Sawsan Abdulrahim, Kristine J. Ajrouch

7. Using Convoys of Social Relations to Understand Culture and Forgiveness from an Arab American Perspective
Kristine J. Ajrouch, Toni C. Antonucci

Part II. The Psychosocial Development of Arab Americans

8. Arab American Acculturation and Ethnic Identity Across the Lifespan: Sociodemographic Correlates and Psychological Outcomes
Mona M. Amer

9. Arab Refugees: Trauma, Resilience, and Recovery
Ibrahim Aref Kira, Mona M. Amer, Nancy Howells Wrobel

10. Mental Health Risks in Arab Americans Across the Lifespan
Nancy Howells Wrobel, Ashley Paterson

11. Education and Employment Among Arab Americans: Pathways to Individual Identity and Community Resilience
Karen L. Haboush, Nicole Barakat

12. Promoting Environmental Health in the Arab American Community
Hikmet J. Jamil

Part III. Health and Disease: Risks and Resilience

13. Substance Abuse
Adnan Hammad, Cynthia L. Arfken, Virginia Hill Rice, Manal Said

14. Diabetes Mellitus Among Arab Americans
Linda A. Jaber, Abdul Salam Al-Kassab, Florence J. Dallo

15. Maternal and Child Health
Florence J. Dallo, Carolyn Archer, Dawn P. Misra

16. Cancer: Cross-Roads of Ethnicity and Environment
Kendra Schwartz, Kiumarss Nasseri, Emad Shehada

17. Health Disparities and Advocacy Chapter
Adnan Hammad, Manal Said, Cynthia L. Arfken

18. Health and Well-Being in Arab Americans: Prevention Strategies Using a Biopsychosocial Approach
Julie Hakim-Larson, Sylvia C. Nassar-McMillan, Kristine J. Ajrouch

Keywords: Psychology, Cross Cultural Psychology, Health Psychology, Medicine/Public Health, general

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