The association between mental health symptoms and mobility limitation among Russian, Somali and Kurdish migrants: a population based study
作者: Shadia RaskAnu E CastanedaPäivikki KoponenPäivi SainioSari StenholmJaana SuvisaariTeppo JuntunenTapio HallaTommi HärkänenSeppo Koskinen
作者单位: 1National Institute for Health and Welfare
2University of Turku
3University of Tampere
4The Psychiatric Clinic for Immigrants
刊名: BMC Public Health, 2015, Vol.15 (1)
来源数据库: Springer Journal
DOI: 10.1186/s12889-015-1629-1
关键词: MigrantsMobility limitationAnxietyDepressionSomatizationPopulation-based study
英文摘要: Abstract Background Research has demonstrated a bidirectional relationship between physical function and depression, but studies on their association in migrant populations are scarce. We examined the association between mental health symptoms and mobility limitation in Russian, Somali and Kurdish migrants in Finland. Methods We used data from the Finnish Migrant Health and Wellbeing Study (Maamu). The participants comprised 1357 persons of Russian, Somali or Kurdish origin aged 18–64 years. Mobility limitation included self-reported difficulties in walking 500 m or stair climbing. Depressive and anxiety symptoms were measured using the Hopkins Symptom Checklist-25 (HSCL-25) and symptoms of somatization using the somatization subscale of the Symptom Checklist-90 Revised (SCL-90-R). A...
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