A Medley of Latino Mental Health Material

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Abstract

Originally published in Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 1998, Vol 43(4), 295-296. The reviewer states that this book (see record 1996-98651-000) describes state-of- the-art psychological conceptualizations, interventions, and research with Latino groups living in the United States. Although organized around the three themes of prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation, the book actually provides a medley of chapters using a variety of formats and covering a diversity of topics. Some chapters examine prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation issues with specific Latino cultural groups (i.e., Mexican Americans, Cuban Americans, Central. In our opinion, this volume provides more important, useful, and up-to- date information about psychological interventions and research with Latino populations than any other book currently in print. Americans, Puerto Ricans), whereas others focus on Latinos as a global population. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved)

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