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A Decade of American Muslim Youth: What does the research say?

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A Decade of American Muslim Youth: What does the research say?

A DECADE OF AMERICAN MUSLIM YOUTH:
WHAT DOES THE RESEARCH SAY?
Hanan Hashem, M.A. & Sameera Ahmed, Ph.D.
This presentation is being prepared for publication. Until the
manuscript is published, it should be cited as:
Hashem, H., Ahmed, S. (2016). A Decade of American Muslim
Youth: What does the research say? Presented at the 8th Annual
Muslim Mental Health Conference, March 18, 2016. Dearborn,
MI
American Muslim Youth
American Muslims
American Society
Significance: Research, Educate, Empower
Methods
Keyword “Muslim”
PsychINFO and PsychARTICLES
Between 2005 and 2015
Inclusion factors: U.S. Adolescents and Emerging Adults
Exclusion factors
Final sample (N=159)
Publications By Type
Publications By Year
Themes
Identity
Navigating Identities
Acculturation
Gaps
Cultural
Identity
Religious
Identity
Gender
Identity
Mental Health
Mental health illnesses
and symptoms
Anxiety, PTSD, Schizoaffective
disorder
Depression and Anxiety
Symptoms
Mental health as a
correlate
Discrimination, Acculturation,
Family Dynamics
Positive well-being
Religiosity, Spirituality
Counseling AMY
Build Rapport
Be Comfortable with Religion
and Culture
Group Therapy
Gaps
Marriage & Family Dynamics
Marriage
Interracial and Interreligious
marriage
Parenting
Parent-child dyads
Communication
Religion and Religiosity
Family Context
Domestic Violence
Cultural Identity Formation
Religious Socialization
Muslim Families in Treatment
Gaps
Educational Environment
Interventions and
Programs
Staff intervention
Policies
Campus accommodations
Education and Academic
Success
Discrimination, Acculturation,
Religiosity
Experiences in School as
an AMY
Gaps
Discrimination
Occurrence
Why, when, where, what
Gender Differences
Gaps
Risk Behaviors
Role of religion, religiosity, religious involvement
Types of Risk Behaviors
Alcohol/Substance Abuse
Pre-marriage Sexual Behaviors
General Problem Behavior
Gaps
Subgroups
Muslim youth are a heterogeneous group different identities,
cultures, upbringings, and experiences
Young Muslim women
Refugee youth
Convert youth
Gaps
Researching American Muslim Youth
Researching and recruiting AMY
Rapport building
“Entry marks”
Measure validity or creating constructs
Constructs of religiosity, spirituality, & religious commitment
Measures of religiosity, spirituality, and cumulative trauma
Limitations and Conclusion
Limited to PsychInfo or PsychArticles databases.
Only works that have been published
Reports & conference presentations not included
Most of the papers focus solely on psychological research
Social Work, Education, Ethnic Studies, Anthropology, Sociology may be
included
The Family and Youth Institute
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