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MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23311908     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
How do Hmong immigrant adolescent girls decide to run away, return home, leave again, or stay home? Video diaries by 11 sexually exploited runaway Hmong girls, ages 13-16, revealed four themes: "fighting restrictions," or resisting family and cultural expectations and desires to be like other American teens; "not running away, going out to play," which captured impulsive decision making; "unrestrained partying," which described runaway experiences but minimized the dangers faced; and "trying to change," or returning home because of family bonds and wanting to "be someone good." Given their limited ability to anticipate risks, interventions should focus on runaway prevention initiatives for Hmong families and teens.
Authors:
Laurel D Edinburgh; Carolyn M Garcia; Elizabeth M Saewyc
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Health care for women international     Volume:  34     ISSN:  1096-4665     ISO Abbreviation:  Health Care Women Int     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8411543     Medline TA:  Health Care Women Int     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  150-68     Citation Subset:  N    
Affiliation:
a Midwest Children's Resource Center , Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota , St. Paul , Minnesota , USA.
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