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Afghan Refugee Explanatory Models of Depression: Exploring Core Cultural Beliefs and Gender Variations

Abstract Relatively little empirical attention has been paid to understanding how refugees conceptualize depression and how this concept varies between genders. The purpose of this study was to explore beliefs about depression among Afghans residing in San Diego County, California, using cultural consensus analysis. Using the prescribed mixed-method approach, we employed results from in-depth interviews […]

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