articles and book chapters

 

Publications : Journal articles and book chapters


Miller, K.E., & Rasmussen, A. (2016). The mental health of populations displaced by armed conflict: An

        ecological model of refugee distress. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences. Link to article: Mental Health of

        Civilians Displaced by Armed Conflict.pdf


Miller, K.E., & Jordans, M.J.D. (2016). Determinants of children’s mental health in war-torn settings:    

        Translating research into action. Current Psychiatry Reports. Link to article: Determinants of Child Mental

        Health in War Torn Settings.pdf


Miller, K.E., & Perera, S. (2015). Growing up on the frontline: Coming to terms with war-related loss in

        Sri Lanka. In D. Hinton and A. Hinton (Eds.), Genocide and mass violence: Memory, symptom, and response

        (Ch. 16), pp. 359-368. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


Miller, K.E., & Rasmussen, A. (2014). War experiences, daily stressors, and mental health five years on:

        Elaborations and future directions. Intervention: International Journal of Mental Health, Psychosocial

        Work and Counseling in Areas of Armed Conflict, 12, 33-42. Link to article: War Experiences, Daily Stressors,

        and Mental Health Five Years On.pdf


Miller, K.E. (2012).  When You Need to Know Quickly: The Efficiency and Versatility of Focus Groups for

        NGOs in Conflict and Post-Conflict Settings. Intervention: International Journal of Mental Health, Psychosocial

        Work and Counseling in Areas of Armed Conflict, 10, 168-170. Link to article: When You Need to Know

        Quickly.pdf


Miller, K.E., & Rasmussen, A. (2010). Mental health and armed conflict: The importance of distinguishing between

        war exposure and other sources of adversity: a response to Neuner. Social Science and Medicine, 71, 1385-1389.

        Link to article: War Exposure and other Adversity.pdf


Miller, K.E. (2010). Mixed-methods approaches to contextually grounded research in settings of armed conflict and

        natural disaster. In S. Carr (Ed.), The psychology of mobility in a global era. New York: Springer.


Miller, K.E., & Rasmussen, A. (2010). War exposure, daily stressors, and mental health in conflict and post-conflict

        settings: Bridging the divide between trauma-focused and psychosocial frameworks. Social Science and

        Medicine, 70, 7-16. Link to article: War Experiences, Daily Stressors, and Mental Health.pdf


Fernando, G. A., Miller, K.E., & Berger, D. (2010). Growing pains: The impact of disaster-related and daily

        stressors on the mental health and psychosocial functioning of youth in Sri Lanka. Child Development, 81,

        1192-1210. Link to article: Impact of Disaster-Related and Daily Stressors on Sri Lankan Youth.pdf


Miller, K.E., Fernando, G., & Berger, D. (2009). Daily stressors in the lives of Sri Lankan youth: A mixed methods

        approach to assessment in a context of war and natural disaster. Intervention: International Journal of Mental

        Health, Psychosocial Work and Counseling in Areas of Armed Conflict, 7, 187-203. Link to article: Daily    

        Stressors and Sri Lankan Youth.pdf

Miller, K. E., Omidian P., Kulkarni, M.,Yaqubi, A., & Rasmussen, A. (2009). The validity and clinical utility of Post-

        traumatic Stress Disorder in Afghanistan. Transcultural Psychiatry, 46, 219-237. Link to article:  PTSD in

        Afghanistan.pdf


Miller, K. E. (2009). Refugee children. In R. Schweder (Ed.), The University of Chicago Companion to the Child, pp.

        812-813. Hyde Park, IL: University of Chicago Press.


Miller, K. E., Omidian, P., Rasmussen, A., Yaqubi, A., Daudzai, H., Nasiri, M., Bakhtyari, M.B., Quraishi, N.,

        Usmankhil, S., & Sultani, Z. (2008). Daily stressors, war experiences, and mental health in Afghanistan.

        Transcultural Psychiatry, 45¸ 611-639. Daily Stressors and Mental Health in Afghanistan.pdf


Miller, K., & Fernando, G. (2008). Epidemiological assessment in emergency settings: Recommendations for

        enhancing a potentially useful tool. Intervention: International Journal of Mental Health, Psychosocial Work and

        Counseling in Areas of Armed Conflict, 6, 255-260.


Miller, K. E., McCall, J., Martell, Z., & Kushner, H. (2008). Psychosocial challenges facing children of refugee

        families in the United States. In J. Hart (ed.), Years of conflict: Adolescence, political violence, and displacement

        (pp.58-86). London: Berghahn Books.


Miller, K. E., Kulkarni, M., & Kushner, H. (2006). Beyond trauma-focused psychiatric epidemiology: Bridging

        research and practice with war-affected populations. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 76, 409-422. Link to

        article: Bridging Research and Practice.pdf


Miller, K. E., Omidian, P., Qurashy, A.S., Nasiry, M.N., Quarshy, N., Nasiry, S., Karyar, N.M., & Yaqubi, A.

        (2006). The Afghan Symptom Checklist: A culturally grounded approach to mental health assessment in a

        conflict zone. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 76, 423-33. Link to article: Afghan Symptom Checklist.pdf


Omidian, P., & Miller, K.E. (2006). Addressing the psychosocial wellbeing of women in Afghanistan. Critical Half, 4,

        16-21. Link to article: Women in Afghanistan.pdf


Miller, K.E., Silber, Z., Pazdirek, L., & Caruth, M. (2005). Interpreting in psychotherapy with refugees: An

        exploratory study.  American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 75, 27-39. Link to article: The Role of Interpreters.pdf


Miller, K.E. (2004). Beyond the frontstage: Trust, access, and the relational context in research with refugee

        communities. American Journal of Community Psychology, 33, 217-22. Link to article: Beyond the

        Frontstage.pdf


Miller, K.E., & Rasco, L.M. (2004).  An ecological framework for addressing the mental health needs of refugee

        communities.  In K.E. Miller & L.M. Rasco (Eds.), The mental health of refugees: Ecological approaches to

        healing and adaptation (pp. 1-64). Mah Wah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers. Chapter 1.doc


Hubbard, J., & Miller, K.E. (2004).  Evaluating community-based mental health and psychosocial interventions with

        refugees.  In K.E. Miller & L.M. Rasco (Eds.), The mental health of refugees: Ecological approaches to healing

        and adaptation (pp. 337-374). Mah Wah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers. Chapter 10.doc


Rasco, L.M., & Miller, K.E. (2004). Innovations, challenges, and critical issues in the development of ecological

        mental health interventions with refugees. In K.E. Miller & L.M. Rasco (Eds.), The mental health of refugees:

        Ecological approaches to healing and adaptation (pp. 375-414). Mah

        Wah, NJ:Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers. Chapter 11.doc


Miller, K.E., Worthington, G., Muzurovic, J., Tipping, S., & Goldman, A. (2002). Bosnian refugees and the stressors

        of exile: A narrative study. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 72, 341-354. The Stressors of Exile.pdf


Miller, K.E., Weine, S., Ramic, A., Brkic, N., Djuric Bjedic, Z., Smajkic, A., & Boskailo, E. (2002).  The

        relative contribution of war experiences and exile-related stressors to levels of psychological

        distress among Bosnian refugees. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 15, 377-387. The Relative Contribution.pdf


Weine, S., Razzano, L., Ramic, A., Brkic, N., Miller, K., Smajkic, A., & Bijedic, Z. (2000). Comparing the clinical

        profiles of Bosnian refugees who have presented for mental health services versus those who have not.   Journal

        of Nervous and Mental Disease, 188, 416-421.


Miller K.E. (1999). Rethinking a familiar model: Psychotherapy and the mental health of refugees.  Journal of

        Contemporary Psychotherapy, 29, 283-306. Link to article: Rethinking a Familiar Model.pdf


Miller, K.E. (1999). Program evaluation for HIV/AIDS prevention services: A manual for community organizations.

        Chicago: The Midwest Hispanic AIDS Coalition.


Miller, K.E. (1998).  Research and intervention with internally displaced and refugee children. Peace and Conflict:

        Journal of Peace Psychology, 4, 365-379.


Banyard, V., & Miller, K.E.  (1998). The powerful potential of qualitative research in community psychology. 

        American Journal of Community Psychology, 24, 485-505. Link to article: Qualitative Methods in Community

        Research.pdf


Miller, K.E. (1996).  The effects of state terrorism and exile on indigenous Guatemalan refugee children: A mental

        health assessment and an analysis of children’s narratives.  Child Development, 67, 89-106. Link to article:

        Guatemalan Refugee Children.pdf


Miller, K.E. (1995). Children’s mental health: An introductory workbook for child mental health workers. Dysart, AZ:

        Migrant Education Program.


Miller, K.E., & Billings, D. (1994).  Playing to Grow: A primary mental health intervention with Guatemalan refugee

        children.  American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 64, 346-356. Link to article: Playing to Grow.pdf


Miller, K.E., Billings, D., Beitel, M., & Fierstien, J. (1993). Playing to Grow: Creative education workshops for

        children.  A written guide.  Ann Arbor, MI: OCSL Press.


Miller, K.E. (1994).  Jugando Para Crecer: Técnicas creativas para la promoción de la salud mental infantil (Playing to

        Grow: Creative techniques for the promotion of children’s mental health).  In Farías, P. & R. Miranda (Eds.),

        Experiencias del Refugio Centroamericano: Perspectivas de salud mental (pp.95-104).  San Cristóbal de las

        Casas, Mexico: Colegio de la Frontera Sur.


Miller, K.E., King, C., Shane, B., & Naylor, M. (1992).  Suicidal adolescents’ perceptions of their families‘

        environments. Suicide and  Life-threatening Behavior, 22, 226-239.




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