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dc.contributor.advisor Nam, Kisun en
dc.contributor.author Moua, Soua en
dc.contributor.author Vang, Kaeo en
dc.date.accessioned 2016-05-31T21:49:01Z en
dc.date.available 2016-05-31T21:49:01Z en
dc.date.issued 2016-05-31 en
dc.date.submitted 2016-05-04 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/171273 en
dc.description Project (M.S.W., Social Work)--California State University, Sacramento, 2016. en
dc.description.abstract This study explores how shamans’ level of acculturation and demographics influence their recommendations in health services to clients who have symptoms related to a mental health disorder. Seventy-eight participants were identified through the snowball non-probability technique to complete surveys that measured their level of acculturation, demographics, and recommendations of health treatment. Through quantitative data analysis, their level of acculturation, specifically language and media, had a higher influence in their recommendation of medical treatment. However, demographics did not make a significant difference, except their age. This study demonstrates the need to provide more outreach to shamans so they understand mental health and when to recommend them to clients. en
dc.description.sponsorship Social Work en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.subject Hmong en
dc.subject Mental health en
dc.subject Acculturation en
dc.title Hmong shamans and mental health: a comparison across acculturation level en
dc.type Project en


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