"Dichos" therapy group: a therapeutic use of Spanish language proverbs with hospitalized Spanish-speaking psychiatric patients.

@article{Aviera1996DichosTG,
  title={"Dichos" therapy group: a therapeutic use of Spanish language proverbs with hospitalized Spanish-speaking psychiatric patients.},
  author={A Aviera},
  journal={Cultural diversity and mental health},
  year={1996},
  volume={2 2},
  pages={73-87}
}
  • A Aviera
  • Published 1996 in Cultural diversity and mental health
Physical, emotional, and cultural barriers have resulted in the underutilization of mental health services by Hispanic/Latino individuals. Described in this article is a culturally sensitive intervention that has been developed based on existing elements within Hispanic/Latino culture. The therapeutic uses of dichos--Spanish language proverbs and refranes (sayings)--are explored in the treatment of a regressed population of Hispanic/Latino psychiatric inpatients. The dichos therapy group… CONTINUE READING