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Hispanic Psychology
Critical Issues in Theory and Research

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January 1995 | 393 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
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.

Amado M Padilla
Introduction to Hispanic Psychology
 
PART ONE: ACCULTURATION AND ADAPTATION
Ray Garza and Placida I Gallegos
Environmental Influences and Personal Choice
A Humanistic Perspective on Acculturation  
Erich Rueschenberg and Raymond Buriel
Mexican American Family Functioning and Acculturation
A Family Systems Perspective  
María Félix-Ortiz, Michael D Newcomb and Hector Myers
A Multidimensional Measure of Cultural Identity for Latino and Latina Adolescents
Delia H Saldaña
Acculturative Stress
Minority Status and Distress  
 
PART TWO: ETHNIC IDENTITY AND BEHAVIOR
Jean S Phinney
Ethnic Identity and Self-Esteem
A Review and Integration  
Marth E Bernal, Delia S Saenz and George P Knight
Ethnic Identity and Adaptation of Mexican American Youths in School Settings
Aida Hurtado and Patricia Gurin
Ethnic Identity and Bilingualism Attitudes
 
PART THREE: CLINICAL RESEARCH AND SERVICES
Horacio Fabrega Jr
Hispanic Mental Health Research
A Case for Cultural Psychiatry  
Richard C Cervantes and William Arroyo
DSM-IV
Implications for Hispanic Children and Adolescents  
Jerald Belitz and Diana Valdez
Clinical Issues in the Treatment of Chicano Male Gang Youth
 
PART FOUR: HEALTH AND AIDS RESEARCH
Rosa Seijo, Henry Gomez and Judith Freidenberg
Language as a Communication Barrier in Medical Care for Hispanic Patients
Gerardo Marin et al
Cultural Differences in Attitudes and Expectancies between Hispanic and Non-Hispanic White Smokers
Gustavo A Yep
Communicating the HIV/AIDS Risk to Hispanic Populations
A Review and Integration  
Adeline Nyamathi and Rose Vasquez
Impact of Poverty, Homelessness and Drugs on Hispanic Women at Risk from HIV Infection
 
PART FIVE: GENDER STUDIES RESEARCH
J Manuel Casas et al
Hispanic Masculinity
Myth or Psychological Scheme Meriting Clinical Consideration  
Brunilda De Leon
Sex Role Identity among College Students
A Cross-Cultural Analysis  
Sharon Katorowski Davis and Virginia Chavez
Hispanic Househusbands
 
PART SIX: EDUCATION AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT
Kathryn J Lindholm
Theoretical Assumptions and Empirical Evidence for Academic Achievement in Two Languages
Sylvia Alatorre Alva
Academic Invulnerability among Mexican-American Students
The Importance of Protective Resources and Appraisals  
Pedro Reyes and Richard R Valencia
Educational Policy and the Growing Latino Student Population
Problems and Prospects  

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