ERIC Number: EJ364456
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Social Support, Assimilation and Biological Effective Blood Pressure Levels.
Walsh, Anthony; Walsh, Patricia Ann
International Migration Review, v21 n3 p577-91 Fall 1987
The twin processes of migration and assimilation are highly stressful. This stress can be manifested in elevated blood pressure. According to this study, immigrants receiving high levels of social support had significantly lower blood pressure levels than those receiving less social support. (VM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Note: Special issue on migration and health.