Document Source: The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine
Tags: education, healthcare, report
Objectives: To measure trauma-related distress and evaluate the feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary efficacy of an 8-week yoga intervention (YI) in reducing trauma-related symptoms and emotional and behavioral difficulties (EBD) among children living in orphanages in Haiti.
Document Source: Laura Rose Wagner
Tags: abuse, analysis, psychology
A thesis submitted to the faculty of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on the practice of keeping restaveks
Document Source: Routledge
Tags: analysis, nutrition, statistics
The coexistence of child malnutrition and adult overweight/obesity typifies rapid nutrition transition and is likely widespread in poor urban populations. This cross-sectional study assessed households’ anthropometric profile and socio-economic characteristics in a shantytown in Haiti. Out of 203 sampled households, 14% had a malnourished child (<10 years) and an overweight mother.
Document Source: Jude Mary Cenat
Tags: abuse, analysis, statistics
In Haiti, as in several developing countries, the phenomenon of street children has become a major public health issue. These children are often victims of traumas and adverse life events. This article aimed to investigate traumas experienced by street children and their coping and resilience strategies used to deal with adversities in a logic of …
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Document Source: Elizabeth Sloand
Tags: abuse, analysis, narrative
It has been several months since I served in Port au Prince, Haiti, where I assisted with immediate postearthquake medical care. As a pediatric nurse practitioner, I have been to Haiti many times during the past 10 years as a clinician, researcher, and nurse educator. When the earthquake struck in January 2010, causing massive damage …