Up to 12% of mothers experience depressive symptoms. Children whose parents reported parental depressive symptoms had an 18% increased risk of an emergency department visit and a 36% increased risk of a school absence.
Supporting nutritious eating among children can be challenging for caregivers. In addition, low-income families may experience higher levels of stress due to adverse neighborhood factors, which may lead to stress-related consumption of unhealthy food.
This project will focus on increasing knowledge of Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute treatment evidence among clinicians who care for refugees, as well as professional interpreters and refugee community leaders, and provide guidance on how to discuss treatment options with patients.
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