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Measuring trauma and health status in refugees: a critical review.
CONTEXT Refugees experience multiple traumatic events and have significant associated health problems, but data about refugee trauma and health status are often conflicting and difficult toExpand
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Ethnicity, expressed emotion, attributions, and course of schizophrenia: family warmth matters.
The authors examined the role of family factors and the course of schizophrenia by carrying out additional assessments and analyses in 2 previously published studies of Mexican American and AngloExpand
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The meaning of expressed emotion: theoretical issues raised by cross-cultural research.
The finding that expressed emotion is associated with the course of psychiatric disorder has generated a great deal of clinical and research interest in expressed emotion as an important risk factor.Expand
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Research issues for improving treatment of U.S. Hispanics with persistent mental disorders.
This article reports on the outcome of an expert consensus meeting in August 2005 sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health, which assembled 15 senior researchers with a background inExpand
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Conceptions of schizophrenia as a problem of nerves: a cross-cultural comparison of Mexican-Americans and Anglo-Americans.
  • J. Jenkins
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Social science & medicine
  • 1988
This paper explores indigenous conceptions of psychosis within family settings. The cultural categories nervios and 'nerves', as applied by Mexican-American and Anglo-American relatives to familyExpand
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Culture, emotion, and PTSD.
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Expressed Emotion and Schizophrenic Outcome among Mexican- American Families
This study has demonstrated that among low-income, relatively unacculturated Mexican- American households, a high level of expressed emotion on the part of key relatives significantly increases theExpand
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Cultural variability in the manifestation of expressed emotion.
We examined the distribution of expressed emotion (EE) and its indices in a sample of 224 family caregivers of individuals with schizophrenia pooled from 5 studies, 3 reflecting a contemporary sampleExpand
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Measuring Trauma and Health Status in Refugees
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THE NEW PARADIGM OF RECOVERY FROM SCHIZOPHRENIA: CULTURAL CONUNDRUMS OF IMPROVEMENT WITHOUT CURE
ABSTRACT.This article is a qualitative investigation of the subjective experience of recovery from the perspective of persons living with schizophrenia-related disorders. An NIMH-sponsoredExpand
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