Anxiety disorders among Mexican Americans and non-Hispanic whites in Los Angeles.

@article{Karno1989AnxietyDA,
  title={Anxiety disorders among Mexican Americans and non-Hispanic whites in Los Angeles.},
  author={Marvin Karno and Jacqueline M. Golding and M. Audrey Burnam and Richard Hough and Javier Salmer{\'o}n Escobar and Kenneth M. Wells and R. Michael Boyer},
  journal={The Journal of nervous and mental disease},
  year={1989},
  volume={177 4},
  pages={
          202-9
        }
}
This report from the Los Angeles site of the NIMH Epidemiologic Catchment Area study reveals significant ethnic and national origin differences in lifetime prevalence rates for three out of six specific, DSM-III-defined anxiety disorders. In the case of simple phobia, United States-born Mexican Americans report higher rates than native non-Hispanic whites or immigrant Mexican Americans, the latter two groups having similar rates. Mexican Americans born in the United States had higher rates of… CONTINUE READING

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