Index

Underserved and Socially Disadvantaged Groups and Linkages with Health and Health Care Differentials

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Publication date: 30 August 2019

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(2019), "Index", Underserved and Socially Disadvantaged Groups and Linkages with Health and Health Care Differentials (Research in the Sociology of Health Care, Vol. 37), Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 259-269. https://doi.org/10.1108/S0275-495920190000037020

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INDEX

Accountable Care Act
, 109

Acculturation
, 35, 49

ACLI Colf home care and domestic workers’ association
, 245–246

Adolescent mental health
, 30

Adult-as-researcher
, 143

Adulthood transitions
, 41

Age
, 20–21, 36

Age-period-cohort effects
, 36

Aging
, 34, 88–89, 106, 107, 108

adults with ASD
, 89

Alienation and bodywork, DCWs
, 228

Alternative care settings, ASD
, 114–115

Amenorrhea and thalassemia
, 192

Ancestry and Immigrant Generation
, 44

Anonymity
, 143–144

and privacy, Hepatitis C
, 130–131

Anti-leprosy treatment
, 184

Anxiety and depression
, 17

Arsenic
, 74–75

ASD. See Autism spectrum disorders (ASD)

Asian American
, 37

Asian and Latinx ancestry
, 34

Assimilation
, 35

Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE)
, 229

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
, 102

Autism spectrum disorders (ASD)
, 88

alternative care settings
, 114–115

barriers to health
, 108–111

ability to serve, influence on
, 111

available services access
, 108–109

group and supported residential living
, 110–111

Medicaid coverage
, 109–110

characteristics
, 93

future work
, 113–115

health disparities
, 89

impacted adults and guardians
, 103–108

emergency rooms
, 106–107

family members role
, 105

PCP serving as coordinator of care/services
, 104–105

preventive health services
, 107–108

reliance on caseworkers
, 106

informant characteristics
, 92–94, 96

limitations to study
, 112–113

medical home concept for adults
, 115

patients and caregivers
, 94–103

ageism/disability, double jeopardy stigma of
, 103

clinical accommodations
, 96–99

communication practices
, 99–100

patient social/behavioral requirements
, 100–101

psychotropic medications
, 101–103, 115

physician role
, 89–90

prevalence
, 88–89

primary care providers (PCPs)
, 89–90

provider perspective and sharing best practices
, 114

research methods
, 90–92

human subject issues
, 92

participant recruitment, accommodations
, 92

sampling strategy
, 91–92

research purpose
, 90

social characteristics of
, 95

Backache
, 249–250

Balance customization
, 112

Barriers to health, ASD
, 108–111

ability to serve, influence on
, 111

available services access
, 108–109

group and supported residential living
, 110–111

Medicaid coverage
, 109–110

Bilateral family systems
, 39

Bilingual interviewers
, 57–58

Biographical narratives, thalassemic women’s

methods
, 192–193

result
, 193–199

See also Thalassemia

Biological mother/father
, 20

Biomedicine
, 190

Birth ethnicity
, 48

Black adolescents
, 25

Black American families
, 28

“Black Girl Magic” movement
, 28–29

Black home culture
, 28–29

Black individuals and families
, 73–74

Black–White differences in physical health
, 72

Block Group (BG) level data
, 19

Body mass index (BMI)
, 150–151

Buddhist teaching on Karma
, 173

Cadmium
, 74–75, 77, 80

Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ)
, 208

Care assistants
, 241

Career-focused specialists
, 214

Care work
, 227, 234–236

Care workers’ health risks

characteristics
, 230, 231

injuries
, 233

time for tasks
, 234, 235

working conditions
, 230–233

Caring labor
, 226

Case modification indices
, 21

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
, 227, 229

Child-as-researched
, 143

Childhood obesity
, 138–139, 155

Child-rearing responsibilities
, 214

Children as active agents
, 146

Children’s perspectives on health
, 138, 155

Chinese immigrant women
, 37

Chi-square tests
, 229–230

Chronic stressors
, 28–29

Church-based support groups and HCV
, 132–133

Church communities support
, 40–41

Clinical accommodations, ASD

environmental adjustments
, 97–98

pediatric providers utilization
, 98–99

sensory needs
, 97

Closeness
, 17

“Coefficient change” approach
, 78–79

Cognitive and physical abilities
, 34

Cohabitation and isolation
, 243

Collaborative Psychiatric Epidemiology Surveys (CPES)
, 41–42, 55

Communication

and closeness
, 17

open
, 17

and physical approach to examinations, ASD
, 94–96

Community based rehabilitation (CBR)
, 168–169

Community leaders and HCV
, 132

Community participation and leprosy
, 168

Community’s support system, hepatitis C
, 129–130

Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)
, 37

Confidentiality
, 143–144

Convenience
, 150–151, 153

Cooley’s syndrome
, 192

Coordination of care
, 112

Coresidence
, 39

Critical discourse analysis
, 207–208, 218–219

Critical functionalism
, 207–208

Cubans
, 59

Cultural beliefs and attitudes
, 37

Depression
, 102

and home care workers’
, 244–245

Dietary practices
, 148

Direct care work (DCW) jobs
, 226, 234

activities of daily living (ADLs)
, 227

health risks
, 227

physical and emotional health outcomes
, 227

workplaces
, 227–228

Disposition to leprosy
, 182

Domestic and care-providing jobs
, 241

Domestic partner (DP)
, 213

Domestic workers and nurses
, 244

Dysfunctionality
, 207–208

Emergency room (ER)
, 106–107, 114–115

Emotional involvement
, 243

Employee’s working and reproductive space
, 242

Employment
, 59

English proficiency
, 59

and familism
, 39

Environmental exposure
, 72–73

Environmental toxins
, 76–77

Equally problematic and leprosy
, 168

Ethnic and immigrant-generation groups
, 48

Ethnographic observations, on-site research
, 144

Ethnopsychiatry
, 191

Exploratory research, ASD
, 91

Exposure to toxins
, 72–73

Extra-curricular activities, rural children’s health
, 155

Face-to-face emotional labor
, 242

Face-to-face interviews, HCV
, 124

Familial support and mental health service
, 34, 35

ancestry/immigrant-generation and
, 43

beliefs and behaviors in
, 37–38

familism
, 39

family expectations and networks, shifts in
, 40–41

filial piety
, 39

hypothesis 1
, 44–47

hypothesis 2
, 47

hypothesis 3
, 47

hypothesis 4
, 47–48

limitations
, 48–49

modernization
, 36–37

sex, marital status and familial support
, 43–44

socioemotional selectivity theory
, 36

variables
, 42–43

Western influences
, 39–40

Familism
, 35, 39

Familismo
, 36

Family

caregiving
, 48

closeness
, 17

cohesion
, 34

expectations and networks, shifts in
, 40–41

food rules
, 154

free time rules
, 154

metaphor
, 228–229

reputation
, 37

Family-specific codes, rural children’s health
, 153–154

food rules
, 153

size and structure
, 153–154

Family support
, 17–18, 20, 28, 35

measures of
, 30

and psychological distress
, 19

interaction effects
, 25

relationship
, 23

structural equation models (SEM)
, 22, 23–24, 25–26

Fear of shame
, 37

Femininity and weakness
, 48

Filial piety
, 35, 39

First-generation Asian Americans
, 43

First-generation immigrants
, 37

First-generation Latinx
, 43

Focused coding
, 146–147

Focus group discussion (FGD)
, 174–175, 176

Food and social identity
, 154

Foreign-born immigrants
, 40

Foreign-born parents age
, 41

Foreign-born persons
, 48

Freaky balance
, 102

Free-time activities
, 155

Full-time employment
, 36, 39–40

Games and exercises, rural children’s health
, 145–146

Gender
, 20–21, 58–59, 78

dimension and social stratification
, 169

patterning
, 39

roles in family
, 28

segregation
, 227

stratification
, 227–228

Gender inequalities
, 17, 54, 216

in health policies
, 191, 198

leprosy
, 169–172, 182–183

thalassemia
, 195

Girls of color (GOC)
, 16

anxiety and depression for
, 28

family support and
, 17–18, 28–29

health professionals assessing
, 29

mental illness among
, 16–17

psychological distress
, 19

resilience and stress handeling
, 28–29

social disadvantages
, 18, 27

GOC. See Girls of color (GOC)

Google Scholar
, 208

Grounded theory
, 140

coding
, 147

Guardian characteristics, ASD
, 94, 96

Healthcare provider, ASD
, 89–90, 94–96, 99, 100–101, 114

Health disparities
, 89

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, HIPPA
, 130

Health policies

gender inequalities in
, 191

gender inequality in
, 198

humanized
, 199

See also Thalassemia

Health-related assistance
, 38

Healthy obesity
, 150–151

Heavy metal toxins
, 75

Hepatitis C and support groups in rural communities

anonymity and privacy, lack of
, 130–131

community’s support system
, 129–130

data collection
, 123–124

Institutional Review Board (IRB)
, 122–123

intentional ignorance
, 128–129

location selection
, 123

low-income families
, 127–128

patients
, 127

qualitative inquiry selection
, 122

social class and social life
, 120–121

social environment
, 121–122

social structures in riverside
, 126–127

study sample, composite descriptions of
, 125–126

Hepatitis C virus (HCV)
, 120

mortality
, 120

sexual promiscuity
, 120–121

Hispanic culture
, 35

Home-based workers
, 228–229, 230

Home care assistant
, 241

health issues of
, 241

in Italy
, 241–243

occupational health investigation
, 240–241

risk
, 244

wellbeing
, 250–251

work-related malaise
, 244

Home care work

assistants in Italy
, 241–243

data collection
, 245

domestic space, cohabitation in
, 251–253

emotional work and body work, compound effects of
, 249–251

focus groups
, 245–246

survey
, 246–249

workers’ health risks
, 243–245

workplace, violence in
, 253–254

Home health aid
, 229

Honour and prestige, leprosy
, 171

Illness storytelling
, 191

Immigrant

DCWs
, 227–228

populations
, 49

Immigration
, 34–35

Impacted adults and guardians, ASD
, 103–108

emergency rooms
, 106–107

family doctor
, 103

family members role
, 105

PCP serving as coordinator of care/services
, 104–105

preventive health services
, 107–108

reliance on caseworkers
, 106

Inadequate staffing
, 228

Incapacity, thalassemia
, 196

Income
, 77–78

In-depth interview (IDI)
, 174–175, 176

“Indirect effect” approach
, 78–79

Inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry (ICP-MS)
, 76–77

Influential “clique” of people
, 126–127

Informal caregiving
, 38

Informal employment relationship
, 243

Informants
, 112

Informed consent, rural children’s health
, 147–148

Informed grounded theory
, 140–141

Initial coding
, 146–147

Insomnia, home care assistants
, 248

Institutional discrimination
, 234

Institutional Review Board (IRB)
, 122–123

Insurance coverage
, 110

Insurance programs
, 34–35

Intellectual disabilities (ID)
, 91

adults with
, 115

ASD associated with
, 88

diversity
, 91

severe
, 93

See also Autism spectrum disorders (ASD)

Intentional ignorance, hepatitis C
, 128–129

Inter-church support group, HCV
, 133

Inter-occupational racial and gender stratification
, 227–228

Interpersonal prejudice
, 234

Intersectionality
, 27–28

Interview
, 144

Intimacy
, 243

IRB. See Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Job satisfaction
, 229–230

Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
, 208

Kessler Psychological Distress Scale
, 58

Labeling theory, leprosy
, 173

Language barriers
, 41

Latino ethnicity
, 59, 60, 63

interaction term
, 56–57

Latino groups mental health
, 55–56

Latino subethnic groups
, 54

Latinx populations
, 34, 37

Lawful permanent residents (LPRs)
, 34

Lead
, 74–75, 77

Least adult role
, 143

Least possible adult
, 143

Leprosaria
, 171

Leprosy
, 166–167

adverse religious perspectives
, 173

anti-leprosy treatment
, 184

awareness level
, 183–184

Buddhist teaching on Karma
, 173

cross-sectional survey method
, 173–176

exposure
, 184

gender, community support and post-treatment re-integration
, 182–183

gender issues and its control
, 169–172

hypothesis
, 172

at India
, 170

labeling theory
, 173

negative cultural imaging
, 173

New Case Detection(NCD)
, 167, 168

permanent disability
, 166–167

problems
, 167–169

research questions
, 172

respondents, sociodemographic characteristics
, 176–179

substantive research issues
, 179–182

test of hypothesis
, 183

Leprosy Control Units of Ministry of Health
, 174–175

Leprosy Mission International (1999)
, 170

Life expectancy
, 72

Limited English proficiency (LEP)
, 38

Live-in care workers
, 247–248

Live-in domestic workers
, 244

Live-in formula
, 244

Local governments areas (LGAs)
, 174, 175

Local health professionals, HCV
, 131

Logistic regression for mental health service
, 45, 46

Low-income district students
, 142

Low-income families, HCV
, 131

Low-income housing
, 73–74

Low socioeconomic status
, 17

Making Gray Gold (1995)
, 226

Male African American nurses
, 227–228

Male-dominated medical world
, 216

Manpower insufficiency
, 40

Marital status
, 58–59

and sex
, 48

Maternity and thalassemia
, 193

MAXQDA
, 147

Mediated moderation approach
, 21

Medicaid
, 94, 229

ASD
, 109–110

Medical anthropology
, 190

Medicalization
, 190–191, 193

Medicare
, 229

coverage and immigrant populations
, 38

Memo-writing
, 146–147

Mental health services, beliefs and behaviors in
, 37–38

Mexicans
, 64

Midwest Elementary School
, 153–154

Midwest Town and Midwest Elementary School
, 142–143

Migrant women

data collection
, 245

domestic space, cohabitation in
, 251–253

emotional work and body work, compound effects of
, 249–251

focus groups
, 245–246

home care assistants in Italy
, 241–243

home care workers’ health risks
, 243–245

survey
, 246–249

workplace, violence in
, 253–254

Missing at random (MAR)
, 21

Mixed-method approach, workers’ narrations
, 245

Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA)
, 154

Modernization
, 36–37

“Mommy track”
, 214

Morbidity and mortality
, 83

Multi-drug therapy (MDT)
, 168

Multivariable linear regression models
, 59–63

Multivariable linear regression models, subjective social status

in community
, 62–63

in U.S.
, 59–62

Naïve empiricism
, 140–141

National Comorbidity Survey: Adolescent Supplement (NCS-A)
, 18

National Comorbidity Survey Replication (NCS-R)
, 18, 19

sample
, 18–19

National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES)
, 75–76

National Home Health Aide Survey (NHHAS)
, 227, 229

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
, 18

National Latino and Asian American Study (NLAAS)
, 41–42, 57

National Leprosy Control Programme
, 167–168

National Nursing Assistant Study (NNAS)
, 227, 229

National Nursing Home Survey (NNHS)
, 229

National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP)
, 167–168

Negative cultural imaging of leprosy
, 173

Network shifts and inconsistencies
, 41

New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
, 208

Nigeria
, 166–167

Nigeria’s National Leprosy Control Programme
, 169

Non-Hispanic Blacks
, 75, 82

Non-Hispanic Whites
, 75, 82, 83

Non-Italian workers
, 246

Non-Latino Whites
, 54

Nonnurturant, reproductive labor
, 227

Non-specific psychological distress
, 58

Nursing assistant, surveys
, 229

Nurturant caregiving relationships
, 227

Obesity-related initiatives
, 138–139

Objective socioeconomic status (SES)
, 59

Occupational health risks
, 256

Off-label use
, 102

Open coding, hepatitis C patients
, 124

Open communication
, 17

Oral communication abilities, ASD
, 91–92

Ordinary least squares (OLS) regression
, 78

Paid employment
, 228–229

Parent

education
, 20–21

employment
, 20

marital status
, 20

self-rated mental health
, 20, 21

Parent-child relationships
, 49

Paternity and thalassemia
, 193

Patient-centered medical homes (PCMH)
, 104, 115

Patients and caregivers, ASD
, 94–103

ageism/disability, double jeopardy stigma of
, 103

clinical accommodations
, 96–99

communication practices
, 99–100

patient social/behavioral requirements
, 100–101

psychotropic medications
, 101–103, 115

Patriarchal family systems
, 39

PCMH. See Patient-centered medical homes (PCMH)

Pediatric health providers, ASD
, 98–99

Pediatric hospitals, ASD
, 98–99

Pediatric physicians, ASD
, 97

Performance as health incentive
, 154

Period effects
, 36

Personal beliefs
, 37–38

Persons affected by leprosy (PAL)
, 166–167, 176

Physical activity, rural children’s health
, 154–156

extra-curricular activities
, 155

performance as health incentive
, 154

self-exclusion from recess and P.E
, 155–156

Physical aggression
, 244–245

Physical strain
, 249–250

Physician role and ASD
, 89–90

Physicians-in-training
, 214

Policymakers, ASD
, 108

Pollution-producing facilities
, 73–74

Power imbalance, researcher and respondent
, 143

Preventative health services
, 108

Primary care providers (PCPs)
, 94, 108

ASD, treatment and diagnosis
, 89–90

Primary sampling units (PSUs)
, 18–19

Professional incompetence
, 40

Promotions and tenure
, 214

Pseudonyms, HCV
, 123–124

Psychological disorders, live-in caregivers
, 243

Psychological distress
, 17, 19–20

differentials

descriptive statistics and preliminary analyses
, 59

Latino groups mental health
, 55–56

limitations
, 64–65

multivariable linear regression models
, 59–63

objective socioeconomic status (SES)
, 59

psychological distress
, 57–58

socio-cultural indicators
, 58–59

sociodemographic variables
, 58

statistical analyses
, 56–57

subjective SES and mental health
, 56

subjective social status (SSS)
, 58

family support and
, 19, 22, 23–24, 25–26

girls of color (GOC)
, 19

pathway
, 21

Psychological wellbeing
, 17

Psychophysical malaise index
, 249

difficulties of home care work
, 252

for live-in formula
, 252

for physical aggressions
, 254

for physical strain
, 250

for relational strain
, 251

for sexual harassment in the workplace
, 254

Psychotropic medications, ASD
, 101–103, 115

Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS)
, 19

PubMed
, 208

Qualitative childhood sociologist
, 138–139

Qualitative coding
, 147

Race and ethnicity
, 77

Race, environmental inequality and physical health
, 81–82

background variables
, 78

data
, 75–76

environmental risk and physical health
, 74–75

environmental toxins
, 76–77

hypotheses
, 75

mediation analyses
, 81

race and ethnicity
, 77

risk
, 73–74

self-rated physical health
, 77, 80

socioeconomic status
, 77–78

statistical procedures
, 78–79

supplemental analyses
, 81

toxin exposures
, 79

Race/ethnicity
, 20–21

Race inequalities
, 72

Racial discrimination
, 17

Racial/ethnic minorities
, 17–18

Racism and discrimination
, 73–74

Recruitment and consent procedures
, 18–19

“Refused to answer”, hepatitis C patients
, 124–126

Religious affiliation
, 120–121

Reproduction

thalassemia and
, 192

Reproductive

labor measures
, 229–230

Residential caregiver, ASD
, 99

Reverse causality
, 29

Root mean square of approximation (RMSEA)
, 21

Rural children’s health

access
, 156–157

data analysis
, 148–149

data collection
, 145–147

ethnographic observations
, 145

games and exercises
, 145–146

student interviews
, 146–147

difference
, 149–150

family-specific codes
, 153–154

family food rules
, 153

family size and structure
, 153–154

informed consent
, 147–148

knowledge vs. choice
, 150–153

cooking food
, 151

skinny and healthy
, 152–153

time constraints and convenience
, 150–151

methodological considerations in research
, 143–144

Midwest Town and Midwest Elementary School
, 142–143

participants
, 144–145

physical activity
, 154–156

extra-curricular activities
, 155

performance as health incentive
, 154

self-exclusion from recess and P.E
, 155–156

questions
, 157–160

significance of study
, 141–142

state of the research
, 140–141

study and research questions purpose
, 139

theoretical framework
, 139–140

Rural community, hepatitis C and support groups in

anonymity and privacy, lack of
, 130–131

community’s support system
, 129–130

data collection
, 123–124

Institutional Review Board (IRB)
, 122–123

intentional ignorance
, 128–129

location selection
, 123

low-income families
, 127–128

patients
, 127

qualitative inquiry selection
, 122

social class and social life
, 120–121

social environment
, 121–122

social structures in riverside
, 126–127

study sample, composite descriptions of
, 125–126

Rural-urban disparity
, 138–139

Scientistic reductionism
, 190

Scopus
, 208

Secondary traumatic stress
, 228–229

Second-generation Asians Americans
, 43

Second-generation Latinx
, 43

Selective coding, hepatitis C patients
, 124

Self-esteem
, 17–18

Self-image and thalassemia
, 197

Self-rated health
, 37–38, 77

Self-rated physical health
, 77, 78, 80

Self-reliance
, 37–38

Self-reported racial identification
, 20–21

Semi-structured interviews
, 145–146

Sense of helplessness
, 131–132

Sexual harassment
, 253

Sexual promiscuity
, 120–121

Sleep disturbances
, 102

Sobel test
, 78–79

Social and Economic Rehabilitation (SER)
, 169

Social class and social life, Hepatitis C
, 120–121

Social desirability bias
, 143

Social integration and thalassemia
, 197

Social isolation
, 181–182

and HCV
, 120–121

Social ranking and leprosy
, 171

Social security
, 34–35

Social stratification
, 171

Social support
, 17, 28

Socio-cultural indicators
, 58–62

Sociodemographic indicators
, 56–57

Sociodemographic variables
, 58

Socioeconomic stagnation
, 39–40

Socioeconomic status (SES)
, 77–78

Socioemotional selectivity theory
, 36, 37

Sociology of Childhood
, 139, 140, 143, 146

Southeast Nigeria
, 173

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine (SIU SOM)
, 138

Spatial deference
, 242–243

Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) software
, 175–176

“Status sequence”
, 36

Stigma
, 120–121, 131, 133

and shame
, 37

Stratification
, 73–74

Stressors
, 49

Structural Equation Models (SEM)
, 21

family support and psychological distress
, 22, 23–24, 25–26

Structural inadequacies
, 38

Student interviews, rural children’s health
, 146–147

Subjective SES and mental health
, 56

Subjective social status (SSS)
, 20–21, 56–57, 58

in community
, 62–63

and mood dysfunction
, 56

regression models for
, 61

in U.S.
, 59–62

Supportive family setting
, 17

Symbolic violence, thalassemia
, 194

Thalassemia
, 192

amenorrhea and
, 192

gender difference
, 195

incapacity
, 196

maternity
, 193

narrating illness
, 197–198

paternity
, 193

reproduction and
, 192

self-fulfillment plans
, 197

self-image
, 197

social integration
, 197

symbolic violence
, 194

treatment
, 192

unachieved maternity
, 194

Thalassemic heterozygotic parents
, 192

Thalassemic women’s biographical trajectory

methods
, 192–193

result
, 193–199

Theoretical coding
, 146–147

Theoretical sampling
, 146–147

Time constraints
, 150–151, 153

Total household income
, 20–21

Toxicity and waste
, 72–73

Toxins
, 74

embodiment
, 75

exposures
, 78, 79

Unachieved maternity
, 194

United States National Center for Long Term Care Statistics
, 227

Unstructured interviews
, 145–146

Urbanicity
, 20–21

Urinary cadmium
, 75

Violence

counselling centers
, 256

home care assistants
, 254

in workplace
, 244, 253–254, 256

Violent behavior
, 244

Well-being and nutrition
, 138, 139, 144–145, 155

Western influences
, 39–40

White men nurses
, 227–228

Women’s health concerns
, 172, 184

See also Leprosy

Women in medicine
, 218

Women physicians and women physician researchers (WP/WPR)

amelioration, recommendations for
, 217

behavioral decisions
, 217

child-rearing and homemaking
, 218

contemporary critical discourse
, 208

data selection
, 208–209

discourse and social practices
, 207–208

gender-specific lifestyle
, 217

gender stereotype
, 218

institutional inequalities
, 208

language
, 218

lifestyle choices
, 218

limitations
, 219

medical interventions
, 217–218

medical language
, 217

practice, policy implications and recommendations
, 219–220

successful physician
, 218

theoretical and methodological considerations
, 207–208

Workers-client relationships
, 229–230

Workers’ psychological distress
, 244–245

See also Home care work

Work–life balance

causes
, 214–215

challenges
, 215–216

conflicts
, 207

defining
, 212–213

dissatisfaction with life
, 217

identified categories and themes
, 210–212

problems related to
, 213–214

tension
, 215

by women
, 207

Workplace, violence in
, 253–254

World Health Assembly (WHA)
, 166–167

World Health Organization (WHO)
, 168

Young Black Americans academic achievement
, 17–18

Prelims
Part I Introduction to Volume
Underserved and Socially Disadvantaged Groups and Linkages with Health and Health Care Differentials
Part II Mental Health Related Issues
Disadvantage Begets Disadvantage? Exploring Mental Health Pathways for Girls of Color
Familial Support and Mental Health Service Use: Differences among First- and Second-generation Asian American and Latinx Older Adults
Psychological Distress Differentials as a Function of Subjective Social Status among Latino Subgroups in the United States
Part III Other Health Problems
Race, Environmental Inequality, and Physical Health
Autism Spectrum Disorders and the Healthcare Experiences of Aging Adults
Hepatitis C and Support Groups in Rural Communities
“I Kinda Look Unhealthy, but I’m Not Unhealthy” – Exploring Rural Children’s Perspectives on Health, Well-being, and Nutrition
Part IV Gender Concerns
Public Perception on Gender Issues and Women’s HealthCare Concerns Related to Leprosy: Implications for Leprosy Control Program in Southeast Nigeria
Thalassemic Women’s Biographical Trajectory: Retracing Gender Inequalities in Health Policies
Part V Health Care Workers
Work–life Balance in Medical Practice: The Reproduction of Patriarchy and the Politics of Gender
Vulnerable Caregivers: A Comparison of Direct Care Workers’ Health Risks in Skilled Nursing Facilities and Private Homes
The Health of Migrant Women Working as Home Care Assistants in Italy: An Analysis of the Most Hazardous Factors of Home Care Work
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