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  • Discrimination, family conflict key sources of stress for Latina immigrants

    New studies by social work professor Venera Bekteshi explore the contextual factors that contribute to acculturative stress and emotional distress among immigrant Latinas in the U.S.

    New studies by social work professor Venera Bekteshi explore the contextual factors that contribute to acculturative stress and emotional distress among immigrant Latinas in the U.S.

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  • To reach Venera Bekteshi, call 217-333-2261; email venerab@illinois.edu.

    The paper “Contextual Approach to Acculturative Stress Among Latina Immigrants in the U.S.” is available online from Springer. The second paper, “Puerto Rico-born women in the U.S.: Contextual Approach to Immigration Challenges,” is in press with Health and Social Work.