By Sergio A. Aguilar-Gaxiola, Elizabeth J. Kramer, Cynthia Resendez, Cristina G. Magaña (auth.), Thomas P. Gullotta, Sergio A. Aguilar-Gaxiola (eds.)
Depression ranks as a number one psychological sickness between Hispanic immigrants and their US-born childrens. And a wide range of issues—starting with the frequent stereotype of the "illegal immigrant"—makes the Latino event of this vary from that of the other workforce. Depression in Latinos consolidates the conceptual, diagnostic, and medical wisdom base in this salient subject, offering assurance from incidence to prevention, from effective screening to potent interventions.
In this concise but entire quantity, major clinicians, researchers, and lecturers supply vast examine and medical findings, literature experiences (e.g., an in-depth bankruptcy at the Mexican American incidence and providers Survey), and insights accumulated from first-hand event in medical perform. Perceptive info is accessible at the so much pressing and intricate matters on melancholy during this various and dynamic inhabitants, including:
- The impression language, tradition, and societal elements have on melancholy and its diagnosis.
- The such a lot correct evaluation instruments.
- How melancholy manifests between Latino little ones, early life, and seniors in addition to in Latinas.
- The dating among melancholy and substance abuse.
- The preferable evidence-based therapy methods.
- The efficacy of interventions for melancholy on the neighborhood level.
Depression in Latinos is important examining for clinicians, counseling and faculty psychologists, psychiatrists, medical social employees, and public future health pros drawn to offering their Hispanic consumers with the best remedy attainable. additionally, its assurance of the wider problems with entry to care makes this quantity crucial interpreting for psychological wellbeing and fitness directors, volunteer/outreach businesses, and policymakers.
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