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ERIC Number: EJ1073996
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Oct
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1538-1927
Barriers to and Facilitators of Health for Latina Undergraduate Students
Mount, Jill
Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, v14 n4 p327-342 Oct 2015
Latina undergraduate students' barriers and facilitators of health are examined: Barriers to psychological health--separating from family, pressure to succeed, and racism; Barriers to physical health--lacking health insurance, and discomfort using campus sports facilities; and Facilitators of psychological health--membership in Latina student organizations, pride being the first family member to attend college, and ability to motivate other Latino/as to attend college. Using home remedies facilitated students' physical health. Practical recommendations for university personnel are discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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