Related Publications

  1. Guruge, S., Sidani, S., Wang, L., Sethi, B., Spitzer, D., Walton-Roberts, M., & Hyman I. (2019). Understanding social network and support for older immigrants in Ontario, Canada: A multi-methods study protocol. JMIR Aging, 2(1), e12616. doi: 10.2196/12616
     

  2. Wang, L., Guruge, S., & Montana, G. (2019). Older Immigrants’ Access to Primary Health Care in Canada: A Scoping Review. Canadian Journal on Aging / La Revue Canadienne Du Vieillissement, 38(2), 193-209. doi: 10.1017/S0714980818000648
     

  3. Guruge, S., George, U., Thomson, M.S., & Chaze, F. (2015). Social support, social conflict, and immigrant women’s mental health: A scoping review. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/jpm.12216
     

  4. Chaze, F., George, U., Thomson, M.S., & Guruge, S. (2015). Role of cultural beliefs, religion and spirituality in mental health and/or mental health service utilization among immigrants in Canada: A scoping review. Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health. Doi:10.7870/cjcmh-2015-01546
     

  5. Guruge, S., Thomson, M.S., & Seifi, S. (2015). A scoping review of mental health among older immigrants in Canada. Canadian Journal on Aging. 34(4).
     

  6. Guruge, S., Thomson, M.S., George, U. & Chaze, F. (2015). Social support, social conflict, and immigrant women’s mental health in a Canadian context: A scoping review. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing.
     

  7. Rafaella, Q., Miriam, S., Guruge, S. & Merigui, A.B. (2015). Older Brazilian women’s experience of psychological domestic violence. International Journal of Equity in Health, 14(44).
     

  8. Thomson, M. S., Chaze, F., George, U., & Guruge, S. (2015). Improving immigrant populations’ access to mental health services in Canada: A review of barriers and recommendations. Journal of Immigrant Minority Health, doi: 10.1007/s10903-015-0175-3
     

  9. Wang L., Kwak M., (2015), Immigration, barriers to healthcare and transnational ties: A case study of South Korean immigrants in Toronto, Canada. Social Science and Medicine, Vol 133: 340-348.
     

  10. Wang L., (2014). Immigrant health, socioeconomic factors and residential neighbourhood characteristics: A comparison of multiple ethnic groups in Canada. Applied Geography. 51,90-98.
     

  11. Beaujot, R., Hiebert, D., McDaniel,S., Rose,D., Wright, R., and Walton-Roberts, M., (2014). Why do we still need a census? Views from the age of "truthiness‟ and the "death of evidence”. The Canadian Geographer. 58,1: 34-47.
     

  12. Madhavi, A.V.P., Guruge, S., Schwind, J., & Schindel-Martin, L. (2014). Exploring the experiences of loneliness among older Sinhalese women in Canada. Perspectives – Journal of the Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association, 37(1), 6-14.
     

  13. Kataure, V., and Walton-Roberts, M. (2013). The housing preferences and location choices of second generation South Asians living in ethnic enclaves. South Asian Diaspora 5,1:57-76.
     

  14. Guruge, S., Ford-Gilboe, M., Samuels-Dennis, J. (2012). Rethinking social support and conflict: Lessons from a study of women who have left their abusive partners. Nursing Research and Practice. 
     

  15. Matsuoka, A., Guruge, S., Koehn, S., Beaulieu, M., & Ploeg, J. with Gomes, F. (2012). Prevention of abuse of older women in the post-migration context. Canadian Review of Social Policy, 68:107-120.
     

  16. Sethi, B. & Gebotys, R. (2012). Employment Supports for Newcomers in Small and Middle-sized Communities: Perspectives of Newcomers and Service Providers. Contemporary Rural Social Work, 4(1), 15-38.
     

  17. Stewart, M. J., E. Shizha, E. Makwarimba, D. L. Spitzer, E. Khalema, and C. Nsaliwa. Challenges and Barriers to Services for Immigrant Seniors in Canada: “You are among others, but you feel alone". (2011). International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care 7(1): 16-32.
     

  18. Spitzer, D. L. (2011). “Cultures of Menopause: Biomedical Perspectives, Women’s Perspectives.” In New Studies on the Interaction of Culture and Medicine, E. Waugh, R. Crutcher and O. Szafran. eds. Edmonton: University of Alberta Press. Pp. 209-226.
     

  19. Guruge, S, Kanthasamy, P, Jokajasa, J, Wan, Y.W.T, Chincian, M, Paterson, P, & Sathathan, S. (2010). Older women speak about abuse in the post-migration context. Women’s Health &Urban Life, 9(2)15-41.
     

  20. Stewart, M. J., E. Makwarimba, M. Beiser, A. Neufeld, L.  Simich, and D. L. Spitzer. (2010).  Social Support: Immigrants’ and Refugees’ Perspectives. Diversity in Health Care 7(2): 91-103.
     

  21. Makwarimba, E., M.J. Stewart, E. Shizha, D. L. Spitzer, E.  Khalema, and C. Nsaliwa. (2010). “Challenges Faced by Immigrant Seniors in Canada.” In Diversity in Aging Among Immigrant Seniors in Canada, D. Durst and M. Maclean, eds. Calgary: Delselig Enterprises Ltd. Pp. 205-226.
     

  22. Guruge, S., Berman, R., Murphy-Kilbride, K., Tyyskä, V., Woungang, I., Edwards, S., & Clune, L. (2009). Implications of English proficiency on immigrant women’s access to and utilization of health services. Women’s Health and Urban Life, 8(2): 21-41. ​​
     

  23. Spitzer, D. L. (2009).  "Crossing Cultural and Bodily Boundaries of Migration and Menopause.” In Crossing Cultural Boundaries, L. Hernandez and S. Krajewski, eds. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. Pp. 148-158.
     

  24. Stewart, M. J., E, Makwarimba, M. Beiser, A. Neufeld, L. Simich, and D. L. Spitzer. (2008). Multicultural Meanings of Social Support among Immigrants and Refugees. International Migration 46(3): 123-159.
     

  25. Spitzer, D. L. (2007). Immigrant and Refugee Women: Re-Creating Identities. Anthropology in Action 14(1/2): 52-62.
     

  26. Stewart, M., A, Neufeld, M. Harrison, D. L. Spitzer, K. Hughes, and E. Makwarimba. (2006). Immigrant Women Family Caregivers in Canada: Implications for Policies and Programs in Health and Social Sectors. Health & Social Care in the Community 14(4): 329-340.
     

  27. Spitzer, D. L., A. Neufeld, M. Harrison, K. Hughes, and M. J. Stewart. (2003). Caregiving in Transnational Perspective: My Wings Have Been Cut: Where Can I Fly? Gender & Society 17(2): 267-286.
     

  28. Neufeld, A., M. Harrison, K. Hughes, M. J., Stewart, M. and D. L. Spitzer.  (2002). Immigrant Women: Making Connections to Community Resources For Support in Family Caregiving. Qualitative Health Research 12(6): 751-768. 

The Aging Well project is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)