Chicana and Chicano Mental Health: Alma, Mente y Corazón by Yvette G. Flores PDF

By Yvette G. Flores

Spirit, brain, and heart—in conventional Mexican healthiness ideals all 3 are inherent to retaining mental stability. For Mexican american citizens, who're either the oldest Latina/o staff within the usa in addition to probably the most fresh arrivals, perceptions of overall healthiness and affliction usually mirror a twin trust procedure that has now not continuously been included in psychological overall healthiness treatments.

Chicana and Chicano psychological Health bargains a version to appreciate and to handle the psychological overall healthiness 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 most important psychological health and wellbeing demanding situations dealing with those teams: melancholy; anxiousness issues, together with post-traumatic tension sickness; substance abuse; and intimate accomplice violence. utilizing a life-cycle standpoint that includes indigenous wellbeing and fitness ideals, Flores examines the psychological overall healthiness matters affecting teenagers and young people, grownup women and men, and aged Mexican Americans.

Through case experiences, 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 ebook of its sort to embody either Western and Indigenous perspectives.

Ideally suited to scholars in psychology, social welfare, ethnic experiences, and sociology, the ebook additionally presents worthy info for psychological well-being execs who need a deeper figuring out of the desires and strengths of the biggest ethnic minority and Hispanic inhabitants workforce within the United States.

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