Syndemic Suffering

Syndemic Suffering

Social Distress, Depression, and Diabetes Among Mexican Immigrant Women

eBook - 2012
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"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"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Walnut Creek, California :, Left Coast Press,, [2012]
Copyright Date: Ă2012
ISBN: 9781611321432
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Characteristics: 1 online resource (145 pages) : illustrations

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