Religious coping and acculturation stress among Hindu Bhutanese: A study of newly-resettled refugees in the United States

G. Odessa Benson, Fei Sun, David Hodge, David Androff

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After years in Nepali refugee camps, over 100,000 Bhutanese refugees are being resettled around the world by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). This study examines the relationship between religious coping and acculturation stress among newly-resettled Hindu Bhutanese refugees in the United States (US), the projected home of most Bhutanese refugees.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)538-553
Number of pages16
JournalInternational Social Work
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 1 2012



  • Bhutan
  • Hinduism
  • acculturation stress
  • refugees
  • religious coping

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Sociology and Political Science

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