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Hispanic Psychology : Critical Issues in Theory and Research - Amado M. Padilla

Hispanic Psychology

Critical Issues in Theory and Research

By: Amado M. Padilla (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st January 1995
ISBN: 9780803955530
Number Of Pages: 393

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This major contribution to the understanding of Hispanics in the United States explores such topics as: adaptation to a new culture; role of the family in acculturation; ethnic identification; health and mental health service; research needs; and changing gender roles.

The articles were previously published in the "Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences."

Introduction to Hispanic Psychology
Acculturation and Adaptation
Environmental Influences and Personal Choice
A Humanistic Perspective on Acculturation
Mexican American Family Functioning and Acculturation
A Family Systems Perspective
A Multidimensional Measure of Cultural Identity for Latino and Latina Adolescents
Acculturative Stress
Minority Status and Distress
Ethnic Identity and Behavior
Ethnic Identity and Self-Esteem
A Review and Integration
Ethnic Identity and Adaptation of Mexican American Youths in School Settings
Ethnic Identity and Bilingualism Attitudes
Clinical Research and Services
Hispanic Mental Health Research
A Case for Cultural Psychiatry
DSM-IV
Implications for Hispanic Children and Adolescents
Clinical Issues in the Treatment of Chicano Male Gang Youth
Health and Aids Research
Language as a Communication Barrier in Medical Care for Hispanic Patients
Cultural Differences in Attitudes and Expectancies between Hispanic and Non-Hispanic White Smokers
Communicating the HIV/AIDS Risk to Hispanic Populations
A Review and Integration
Impact of Poverty, Homelessness and Drugs on Hispanic Women at Risk from HIV Infection
Gender Studies Research
Hispanic Masculinity
Myth or Psychological Scheme Meriting Clinical Consideration
Sex Role Identity among College Students
A Cross-Cultural Analysis
Hispanic Househusbands
Education and Academic Achievement
Theoretical Assumptions and Empirical Evidence for Academic Achievement in Two Languages
Academic Invulnerability among Mexican-American Students
The Importance of Protective Resources and Appraisals
Educational Policy and the Growing Latino Student Population
Problems and Prospects
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ISBN: 9780803955530
ISBN-10: 0803955537
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 393
Published: 1st January 1995
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.64

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