Summary Of The Mental Health Of Migrant Farm Workers

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This was one of the more interesting articles which analyzed the mental health of migrant farm workers. The researchers Joseph Hovey and Cristina Magana (2002) that aimed at analyzing the anxiety and depression levels of migrant farm workers in the Midwestern United States. The researchers found that their sample population of migrant farm workers revealed high levels of anxiety and depression. Furthermore, the researchers realized migrant workers suffered high levels of acculturative stress. These high levels of anxiety and depression were in part due to the stress of acculturating into a new culture. There were 75 migrant farm worker participants from the ages 16 to 65 years. Questionnaires were given to these individuals as well as various

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