Culturally competent mental health care for Puerto Rican children.

  • Carmen Berrios
  • Published 2003 in
    Journal of child and adolescent psychiatric…

Abstract

TOPIC Mental health care for Puerto Rican children. PURPOSE To explore the cultural background of Hispanics, present relevant definitions, and review and critique selected literature relevant to culturally competent mental health care of Puerto Rican children. SOURCES OF DATA Published literature. CONCLUSIONS Cross-cultural research is important to raise the consciousness of nursing professionals, expose them to other realities, and provide opportunities to establish culturally relevant treatment modalities.

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@article{Berrios2003CulturallyCM, title={Culturally competent mental health care for Puerto Rican children.}, author={Carmen Berrios}, journal={Journal of child and adolescent psychiatric nursing : official publication of the Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nurses, Inc}, year={2003}, volume={16 3}, pages={112-22} }