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 illness between Hispanic immigrants and their US-born little ones. And a big selection of issues—starting with the common stereotype of the "illegal immigrant"—makes the Latino event of this situation range from that of the other crew. Depression in Latinos consolidates the conceptual, diagnostic, and medical wisdom base in this salient subject, offering insurance from occurrence to prevention, from effective screening to potent interventions.
In this concise but accomplished quantity, top clinicians, researchers, and teachers supply large learn and scientific findings, literature stories (e.g., an in-depth bankruptcy at the Mexican American incidence and companies Survey), and insights amassed from first-hand event in medical perform. Perceptive details is obtainable at the so much pressing and intricate matters on melancholy during this varied and dynamic inhabitants, including:
- The effect language, tradition, and societal components have on melancholy and its diagnosis.
- The such a lot correct review instruments.
- How melancholy manifests between Latino childrens, early life, and seniors in addition to in Latinas.
- The courting among melancholy and substance abuse.
- The finest evidence-based therapy methods.
- The efficacy of interventions for melancholy on the group level.
Depression in Latinos is important analyzing for clinicians, counseling and faculty psychologists, psychiatrists, medical social employees, and public overall healthiness execs drawn to supplying their Hispanic consumers with the best remedy attainable. additionally, its insurance of the wider problems with entry to care makes this quantity crucial studying for psychological wellbeing and fitness directors, volunteer/outreach organizations, and policymakers.
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Depression in Latinos: Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention by Sergio A. Aguilar-Gaxiola, Elizabeth J. Kramer, Cynthia Resendez, Cristina G. Magaña (auth.), Thomas P. Gullotta, Sergio A. Aguilar-Gaxiola (eds.)