Conditional risk for PTSD among Latinos: a systematic review of racial/ethnic differences and sociocultural explanations.

@article{Alcntara2013ConditionalRF,
  title={Conditional risk for PTSD among Latinos: a systematic review of racial/ethnic differences and sociocultural explanations.},
  author={Carmela Alc{\'a}ntara and Melynda Casement and Roberto Lewis-Fern{\'a}ndez},
  journal={Clinical psychology review},
  year={2013},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={107-19}
}
Conditional risk for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)--defined as prevalence, onset, persistence, or severity of PTSD after traumatic exposure--appears to be higher among Latinos relative to non-Latinos after accounting for sociodemographic factors. This systematic review focuses on differences in conditional risk for PTSD between Latinos and non-Latinos (White, Black, or combined) and across Latino subgroups in studies that adjust for trauma exposure. We discuss methodological… CONTINUE READING