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The Resource The health of human trafficking victims in San Diego, California : a retrospective study, by Noelle Lipkin Leveque

The health of human trafficking victims in San Diego, California : a retrospective study, by Noelle Lipkin Leveque

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The health of human trafficking victims in San Diego, California : a retrospective study
Title
The health of human trafficking victims in San Diego, California
Title remainder
a retrospective study
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by Noelle Lipkin Leveque
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eng
Summary
Background/Purposes/ Aims: Human trafficking (HT) is a threat to human rights globally. Studies indicate between 28% and 87% of HT victims encountered a health care professional during their trafficking period. Nonetheless, little is known about the health care needs of victims of HT. The purpose of this study was to examine the health care needs of a self-identified group of trafficked women in San Diego County, California. Conceptual Basis: The Model of Human Trafficking and Health by Zimmerman et al. (2011) was used to identify multiple determinates of health following the trafficking period including demographic factors (age at assessment, age at entry into trafficking, ethnicity, history of homelessness, history of foster care), exploitation factors (motivation for trading sex), needs assessment (drug rehabilitation, methadone maintenance, counseling), sexual health factors (use of condoms), and mental health factors (depression, anxiety, and posttraumatic stress disorder). Method: Retrospective, descriptive study of previously collected data (2012-2015) from first-time offenders arrested for prostitution participating in a law-enforcement diversion program. 191 were interviewed, 31 (16.6%) self-identified as HT victims. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used to describe the sample and examine the relationships between the variables. Results: All HT victims were women, significantly younger (M=23.3, SD 6.67), versus (M=26.95, SD 9.21); t(55) = 2.51, p = .015, more likely to have a history of homelessness, x2(1, N = 188) = 11.18, p = .001, been in the foster care system x2(2, N = 191) = 5.93, p = .048, "feeling depressed" [x2(2, N =31) = 13.205, p = .001], "difficulty concentrating" [x2(2, N =31) = 10.809, p = .004], "hopelessness/desperation" [x2(2, N=31) = 15.556, p < .001], and the PTSD indicator questions: "Do you have a sense of leaving your body", x2(2, N=30) = 9.785, p = .006; and "flashbacks, nightmares or fears", x2(2, N=31) = 12.56, p = .002 than the non-trafficked group. Conclusions and Implications: HT victims are a hidden population often encountering a health care professional during the trafficking period. Screening and intervention strategies are needed. Further research is needed on the physical and psychological comorbidity patterns of trafficking victims to facilitate identification, intervention, and treatment strategies
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CDU
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Lipkin Leveque, Noelle
Degree
(Ph.D.)
Dissertation note
Dissertation
Dissertation year
2017
Granting institution
University of San Diego
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illustrations
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • theses
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University of San Diego
Series statement
Dissertation series University of San Diego
Series volume
2017
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  • Human trafficking
  • Human trafficking victims
  • Women
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The health of human trafficking victims in San Diego, California : a retrospective study, by Noelle Lipkin Leveque
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Dissertation committee: Cynthia D. Connelly, Chair; Ruth A. Bush; Kathy Marsh -- title page
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 45-54)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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990302590
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Extent
1 online resource (viii, 59 pages)
File format
one file format
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online
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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illustrations
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remote
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(OCoLC)990302590
Label
The health of human trafficking victims in San Diego, California : a retrospective study, by Noelle Lipkin Leveque
Publication
Contributor
Note
Dissertation committee: Cynthia D. Connelly, Chair; Ruth A. Bush; Kathy Marsh -- title page
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 45-54)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
990302590
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/dissertationadvisor
jzn_ZBEiwgo
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 59 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)990302590

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