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HLTH 2110 Behavioral and Cultural Issues in Health Care: Welcome & Course Readings

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HLTH 2110 Course Readings

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Abolfotouh, M. A., BaniMustafa, A. A., Mahfouz, A. A., Al-Assiri, M. H., Al-Juhani, A. F., & Alaskar, A. S. (2015). Using the health belief model to predict breast self examination among Saudi women. BMC Public Health, 15, 1163. doi:10.1186/s12889-015-2510-y

Adepoju, O. E., Preston, M. A., & Gonzales, G. (2015). Health care disparities in the post--affordable care act era. American Journal of Public Health, 105(S5), S665-S667. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2015.302611.

Bliss, K., & Dressner, M. (2015). Examining advocacy activity and self-efficacy among health educators. American Journal of Health Studies, 30(4), 172.

Cohen, B. E., & Marshall, S. G. (2017). Does public health advocacy seek to redress health inequities? A scoping review. Health and Social Care in the Community, 25(2), 309-328. doi:10.1111/hsc.12320

George, R. (2017). Choosing health equity: Investing in optimal and equitable health for all. American Journal of Public Health, (3), 361. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2016.303645.

Gopalkrishnan, N., & Babacan, H. (2015). Cultural diversity and mental health. Australasian Psychiatry, 236-8. doi:10.1177/1039856215609769

Kohn-Wood, L., & Hooper, L. (2014). Cultural competency, culturally tailored care, and the primary care setting: Possible solutions to reduce racial/ethnic disparities in mental health care. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 36(2), 173. doi

Nishita, C., & Browne, C. (2013). Advancing research in transitional care: Challenges of culture, language and health literacy in Asian American and Native Hawaiian elders. Journal of Health Care for The Poor and Underserved, 24(1), 404-418. doi:10.1353/hpu.2013.0025

Peterson, K., Anderson, J., Boundy, E., Ferguson, L., McCleery, E., & Waldrip, K. (2018). Mortality disparities in racial/ethnic minority groups in the Veterans Health Administration: An evidence review and map. American Journal of Public Health, 108(3), e1-e11. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2017.304246.

Ruiz-Perez, I., Murphy, M., Pastor-Moren, G., Rojas-García, A., & Rodríguez-Barranco, M. (2017). The effectiveness of HIV prevention interventions in socioeconomically disadvantaged ethnic minority women: A systematic review and meta-analysis. American Journal of Public Health,107(12), e13-e21. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2017.304067