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Working and Living Conditions and Psychological Distress in Latino Migrant Day Laborers.

Health Educ Behav 2019 08 2;46(4):637-647. Epub 2019 Mar 2.

2 University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA.

. Little research has been conducted on relations between challenging working and living conditions and psychological distress in Latino migrant day laborers (LMDLs), a particularly marginalized Latino population in the United States. . Read More

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Cultural and community resources protect Latino migrant day laborers from discrimination-related distress.

Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 2019 Apr 16;25(2):232-241. Epub 2018 Jul 16.

School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley.

Objectives: The purpose of this study is to test the relationship between discrimination and psychological distress in Latino migrant day laborers (LMDLs), including potential protective factors: access to cultural resources (e.g., festivals, people from one's country of origin), including community services perceived to be culturally competent, and contact with family in country of origin (e. Read More

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Depression and Risk for Problem Drinking in Latino Migrant Day Laborers.

Subst Use Misuse 2017 08 27;52(10):1320-1327. Epub 2017 Mar 27.

c Center for AIDS Prevention Studies , University of California , San Francisco , California , USA.

Background: Given the structural vulnerability of Latino migrant day laborers (LMDLs) to unstable and poorly paying work, harsh living conditions and frequent inability to support or even visit families in country of origin, psychological distress is a common response and one frequently implicated in risky outcomes such as problem drinking.

Objectives: The purpose of this study was to examine the relation of three different forms of psychological distress to problem drinking in LMDLs: depression, anxiety, and desesperación, the latter a popular Latino culture-based idiom of psychological distress.

Methods: A cross sectional survey of 344 LMDLs was conducted in the San Francisco Bay Area from January to June of 2014. Read More

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Living Conditions and Psychological Distress in Latino Migrant Day Laborers: The Role of Cultural and Community Protective Factors.

Am J Community Psychol 2017 03 20;59(1-2):94-105. Epub 2016 Dec 20.

Behavioral and Urban Health Program, RTI International, San Francisco, CA, USA.

The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between typically difficult living conditions and psychological distress in Latino migrant day laborers (LMDLs), with attention to the potentially protective roles of contact with family in country of origin (i.e., communication, sending money, etc. Read More

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in Latino migrant day laborers and its role in alcohol and substance-related sexual risk.

SSM Popul Health 2016 Dec 15;2:32-42. Epub 2016 Feb 15.

University of California, San Francisco, USA.

The purpose of this study was to better understand the relation between psychological distress and alcohol and substance related sexual risk in Latino migrant day laborers (LMDLs). In addition to examining the roles of depression and anxiety, it was also necessary to examine the role of , a popular Latino idiom of distress frequently expressed by LMDLs in response to the thwarting of major migration related life goals such as traveling to the U.S. Read More

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Structural vulnerability and problem drinking among Latino migrant day laborers in the San Francisco Bay Area.

J Health Care Poor Underserved 2014 Aug;25(3):1291-307

Latino migrant day laborers (LMDLs) live under challenging conditions in the San Francisco Bay Area. This study explored day laborer alcohol use guided by a structural vulnerability framework, specifically problem vs. non-problem drinking as perceived by LMDLs and how they cope with or try to avoid problem drinking given their broader environment. Read More

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