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Stress, Allostatic Load, and Health of Mexican Immigrants

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  • Robert Kaestner
  • Jay A. Pearson
  • Danya Keene
  • Arline T. Geronimus

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To assess whether the cumulative impact of exposure to repeated or chronic stressors, as measured by allostatic load, contributes to the "unhealthy assimilation" effects often observed for immigrants with time in the United States. Copyright (c) 2009 by the Southwestern Social Science Association.

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Article provided by Southwestern Social Science Association in its journal Social Science Quarterly.

Volume (Year): 90 (2009)
Issue (Month): 5 ()
Pages: 1089-1111

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Handle: RePEc:bla:socsci:v:90:y:2009:i:5:p:1089-1111

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  1. Hill, Terrence D. & Angel, Jacqueline L. & Balistreri, Kelly S. & Herrera, Angelica P., 2012. "Immigrant status and cognitive functioning in late-life: An examination of gender variations in the healthy immigrant effect," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 75(12), pages 2076-2084.
  2. Teitler, Julien O. & Hutto, Nathan & Reichman, Nancy E., 2012. "Birthweight of children of immigrants by maternal duration of residence in the United States," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 75(3), pages 459-468.
  3. Viruell-Fuentes, Edna A. & Miranda, Patricia Y. & Abdulrahim, Sawsan, 2012. "More than culture: Structural racism, intersectionality theory, and immigrant health," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 75(12), pages 2099-2106.
  4. Daniel Powers, 2013. "Paradox Revisited: A Further Investigation of Racial/Ethnic Differences in Infant Mortality by Maternal Age," Demography, Springer, vol. 50(2), pages 495-520, April.

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