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Chicana and Chicano Mental Health: Alma, Mente y Corazón - download pdf or read online

By Yvette G. Flores

ISBN-10: 0816529744

ISBN-13: 9780816529742

Spirit, brain, and heart—in conventional Mexican future health ideals all 3 are inherent to retaining mental stability. For Mexican american citizens, who're either the oldest Latina/o crew within the usa in addition to essentially the most fresh arrivals, perceptions of healthiness and disease frequently mirror a twin trust procedure that has now not regularly been included in psychological health and wellbeing treatments.

Chicana and Chicano psychological Health bargains a version to appreciate and to handle the psychological wellbeing and fitness demanding situations and repair disparities affecting Mexican immigrants and Mexican Americans/Chicanos. Yvette G. Flores, who has greater than thirty years of expertise as a medical psychologist, offers in-depth research of the key psychological healthiness demanding situations dealing with those teams: melancholy; anxiousness issues, together with post-traumatic rigidity sickness; substance abuse; and intimate companion violence. utilizing a life-cycle viewpoint that includes indigenous healthiness ideals, Flores examines the psychological future health matters affecting young ones and young people, grownup women and men, and aged Mexican Americans.

Through case stories, Flores examines the significance of knowing cultural values, category place, and the gender and sexual roles and expectancies Chicanas/os negotiate, in addition to the legacies of migration, transculturation, and multiculturality. Chicana and Chicano psychological Health is the 1st publication of its variety to embody either Western and Indigenous perspectives.

Ideally suited to scholars in psychology, social welfare, ethnic stories, and sociology, the booklet additionally presents helpful details for psychological wellbeing and fitness execs who want a deeper knowing of the desires and strengths of the most important ethnic minority and Hispanic inhabitants crew within the United States.

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