Research & Publications

Arranged by Publication Date (Most Recent to Least Recent)

Torture and Public Health (2013)

Piwowarczyk, L., Crosby, S., Kerr, D., Grodin, M. (2013). Torture and Public Health. In:

Grodin, M., Tarantola, D., Anna, G. Gruskin, S. Health and Human Rights in a Changing World.

Routledge: New York. http://www.amazon.com/Health-Human-Rights-Changing-World/dp/041550399X

 

Research Ethics in Global Mental Health (2013)

Grodin Michael & Piwowarczyk, L. (2013). Research Ethics. In: Textbook of Global Mental Health: Trauma and Recovery (Ed. Mollica R.F.). Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma. Boston, 538-559. http://hprt-cambridge.org/curricula/textbook-placeholder/

 

Congolese and Somali Beliefs about Mental Health Services (2013)

Piwowarczyk, L., Bishop, H., Yusuf, A., Mudymba, F., Raj, A. (2013) Congolese and Somali Beliefs about Mental Health Services. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24566506

 

Evaluation of Health Promotion Program for African Immigrant and Refugee Women (2012)

Piwowarczyk, L., Bishop, H., Saia, K., Crosby, S., Mudymba, F., Hashi, N., Raj, A. (2012). Pilot Evaluation of a Health Promotion Program for African Immigrant and Refugee Women – The UJAMBO Program. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. Published online April 5, 2012.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22476568

 

Book Review: Disaster Psychiatry Readiness, Evaluation, and Treatment (2012)

Piwowarczyk, L. (2012). Book review: Disaster Psychiatry Readiness, Evaluation, and Treatment. American Journal of Psychiatry. 169(3), 338.

http://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/article.aspx?articleID=1028569

 

Sexual Violence and War (2011)

Piwowarczyk, L. (2011). Sexual Violence and War. In: Refugees Worldwide. Uma A Seigal, Doreen Elliot (Eds.).

http://www.amazon.com/Refugees-Worldwide-volumes-Doreen-Elliott/dp/031337807X

 

Sexual Violence Among Refugees and Asylum Seekers in the U.S. (2010)

Piwowarczyk, L.(2010). Sexual Violence Among Refugees and Asylum Seekers Who Come to the United States. In: Women, War, and Violence. Personal Perspectives and Global Activism Robin M. Chandler, Linda Fuller, and Lihua Wang (Eds.). Palgrave Macmillan: New York, 45-57.

http://us.macmillan.com/womenwarandviolence/RobinChandler

 

Failure to Project, Support, and Assure Justice for Darfuri Women (2009)

Hirschfeld, K., Leaning, J., Crosby, S., Piwowarczyk, L., VanRooyen, J. et al. (2009). Nowhere to Turn: Failure to Protect, Support and Assure Justice for Darfuri Women. Physicians for Human Rights/ Harvard Humanitarian Initiative: Boston.

http://s3.amazonaws.com/PHR_Reports/nowhere-to-turn.pdf

 

Immigration Court Judges and Exposure to Traumatic Material (2009)

Piwowarczyk, L., Grodin, M., Crosby S. (2009). Immigration Court Judges and Exposure to Traumatic Material. Bender’s Immigration Bulletin. 14, 533.

 

If I Deliver the Baby Now (2009)

Piwowarczyk, L.(2009). If I deliver the baby now. American Journal of Psychiatry. 166(7),1.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19582899

 

Secondary Trauma in Asylum Lawyers (2009)

Piwowarczyk, L., Ignatius, S., Crosby, S., Grodin, M., Heeren, T., Sharma, A. (2009).

Secondary Trauma in Asylum Lawyers. Bender’s Immigration Bulletin. 14, 263. 5

http://immigrantjustice.org/sites/immigrantjustice.org/files/Secondary%20Trauma%20in%20Asylum%20Lawyers.pdf

 

Oral Health Status of Refugee Torture Survivors in the U.S. (2008)

Singh, H., Scott, T., Henshaw, M., Cote, S., Grodin, M., Piwowarczyk, L. (2008).

Oral Health Status of Refugee Torture Survivors Seeking Care in the United States. American Journal of Public Health. 98(12), 2181-2.

 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18923133

 

Case Study Series Using Qigong and T'ai Chi to Treat Refugee Trauma (2008)

Grodin, M.., Piwowarczyk, L., Fulker, D., Bazazi, A., Saper, R. (2008). Treating Survivors of Torture and Refugee Trauma: A Preliminary Case Series Using Qigong and T’ai Chi. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. 14(7), 801-806.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18803491

 

Torture and Public Health (2008)

Piwowarczyk, L., Crosby, S., Kerr, D., Grodin, M. (2008). Torture and Public Health. In:

Kirsch, W. (Ed). Encyclopedia of Public Health. Elsevier: Oxford.

http://www.springerreference.com/docs/navigation.do?m=Encyclopedia+of+Public+Health+(Medicine)-book85

 

Hunger: The Silent Epidemic Among Asylum Seekers and Resettled Refugees (2008)

Piwowarczyk, L., Keane, T., Lincoln, A. (2008). Hunger: The Silent Epidemic Among Asylum Seekers and Resettled Refugees. International Migration. 46(1), 59-77.

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1468-2435.2008.00436.x/abstract

 

Clinical and Legal Implications for Asylum Seekers Seeking Mental Health Services in the U.S. (2007)

Piwowarczyk, L. (2007).Asylum Seekers Seeking Mental Health Services in the United States:

Clinical and Legal Implications. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 195(9). 715-722.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17984770

 

Impact of September 11th on Refugees and Asylum Seekers (2007)

Piwowarczyk, L. & Keane (2007). Impact of September 11 on Refugees and Those Seeking

Asylum. Transcultural Psychiatry. 44(4), 566-580.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18089639

 

HIV Infections in Immigrants (2007)

Crosby, S., Piwowarczyk, L., Cooper, E., HIV Infections in Immigrants (2007). In: Walker, P & Barnett, E., (Eds.) Immigrant Medicine. Saunders Elsevier: Oxford. 361-373.

http://www.elsevier.com/books/immigrant-medicine/walker/978-0-323-03454-8

 

Vocational Considerations in Immigrants (2007)

Piwowarczyk, L., Clark, G., Caballes, N. Vocational Considerations in Immigrants. In:Walker, P & Barnett, E., (Eds.) Immigrant Medicine. Saunders Elsevier: Oxford. 699-709.

http://www.elsevier.com/books/immigrant-medicine/walker/978-0-323-03454-8

 

When the Sadness Does Not Stop (2007)

Piwowarczyk, L. (2007). When the Sadness Does Not Stop. “Kad tuga ne prestane.” Bosnian

Community Center for Resource Development, Inc. Information Bulletin. 7,9,13,14.

 

Prevalence of Torture Survivors Among Foreign-Born Patients Presenting to an Urban Ambulatory Care Practice (2006)

Crosby, S., Norredam, M., Paasche-Orlow, M., Piwowarczyk, L., Hereen, T., Grodin, M. (2006).

Prevalence of Torture Survivors Among Foreign-Born Patients Presenting to an Urban

Ambulatory Care Practice. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 21, 764-768.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16808779

 

Characteristics and Utilization of Primary Care Services in a Torture Rehab Center (2006)

Moreno, A., Piwowarczyk, L., La Morte, W., Grodin, MA. (2006). Characteristics and Utilization of Primary Care Services in a Torture Rehabilitation Center. Journal of Immigrant & Minority Health. Medicine. 2, 163-171.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16649131

 

Our Responsibility to Unaccompanied and Separated Children in the U.S. (2006)

Piwowarczyk, L. (2006). Our Responsibility to Unaccompanied and Separated Children in the U.S.: A Helping Hand. Boston University Public Interest Law Journal. 15(2), 263-296.

https://litigation-essentials.lexisnexis.com/webcd/app?action=DocumentDisplay&crawlid=1&doctype=cite&docid=15+B.U.+Pub.+Int.+L.J.+263&srctype=smi&srcid=3B15&key=c61f26c6f7f666d29dd302c20c408

Mental Health Professionals Respond to the Impact of 9/11 (2006)

Keane, T.M. & Piwowarczyk, L. (2006). Trauma, Terror, and Fear: Mental Health Professionals Respond to the Impact of 9/11 – An Overview. In Schein, L.A., Spitz, H.I., Burlingame, G.M., & Muskin, P.R. (Eds.) Psychological Effects of Catastrophic Disasters. Haworth Press: New York.

http://books.google.com/books?id=e0qwYLLZePIC&pg=PA941&lpg=PA941&dq=Psychological+Effects+of+Catastrophic+Disasters.+Haworth+Press:+New+York.&source=bl&ots=6dq8yg1CFX&sig=

 

Reflections on the Tsunami (2006)

Piwowarczyk, L. (2006). Reflections on the Tsunami. American Journal of Psychiatry. 163(10), 2.

 http://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/article.aspx?articleID=97082

 

Torture and Spirituality: Engaging the Sacred in Treatment (2005)

Piwowarczyk, L. (2005). Torture and Spirituality: Engaging the Sacred in Treatment, Torture. 15(1), 1-8.

http://www.irct.org/Default.aspx?ID=4739

 

Sexual Trauma Among Male Survivors of Torture (2005)

Norredam, M., Crosby, S., Munarriz, R., Piwowarczyk, L., Grodin, M. (2005). Sexual Trauma among Male Survivors of Torture, Urology. 65, 28-32.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15667857

 

Prevalence of Torture Survivors Among Foreign-Born Patients Presenting to an Urban Ambulatory Care Practice (2004)

Crosby, S., Norredam, M., Piwowarczyk, L., Paasche-Orlow, M., Grodin, M. (2004). Prevalence of Torture Survivors among Foreign-Born Patients at an Urban Ambulatory Care Practice. Journal of Internal Medicine. 19 Supplement 1: 198. (Abstract); http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1924712/

 

Seeking Asylum: A Mental Health Perspective (2001)

Piwowarczyk, L. (2001) Seeking Asylum: A Mental Health Perspective. Georgetown Immigration Law Journal. 16(1), 155 – 171.

https://litigation-essentials.lexisnexis.com/webcd/app?action=DocumentDisplay&crawlid=1&doctype=cite&docid=16+Geo.+Immigr.+L.J.+155&srctype=smi&srcid=3B15&key=a97c948521bbac99aedccd1a442d97cc

 

Human Rights Violations and Refugee Health (2001)

Moreno, A., Piwowarczyk, L., Grodin, M. Human Rights Violations and Refugee Health (2001). JAMA. 285, 1215.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11231757

 

Health Care of Torture Survivors (2000)

Piwowarczyk, L., Moreno, A., Grodin, M. (2000). Health Care of Torture Survivors. JAMA. 284(5), 539-541.

 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10918684

 

The Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights (2000)

Moreno, A., Akram, S., Geltman, P., Grodin, M., Keane, T., Piwowarczyk (2000). The Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights. Society for General Internal Medicine, Boston, Mass. 2000. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 15(Suppl 1), 229.

 

Book Review: Forced into Treatment (1994)

Mollica, RF., Piwowarczyk, L. (1994). Book review: Forced into Treatment: The Role of Coercion in Clinical Practice. New England Journal of Medicine. 331 (22), p. 1533. http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJM199412013312224

Progress in Resettlement of Women-at-Risk (1995)

Progress in Resettlement of Women-at-Risk 1985 – 1995. UNHCR. Work with Ms. Petevi, Focal Point for Mental Health, Office of Resettlement. August 1995. http://books.google.com/books/about/Progress_in_Resettlement_of_Women_at_ris.html?id=M1VClQEACAAJ

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