Nervios and dysphoria in Mexican American widows.

  title={Nervios and dysphoria in Mexican American widows.},
  author={Mark Kay and Carmen Portillo},
  journal={Health care for women international},
  volume={10 2-3},
One hundred widows participating in experimental research entitled Efficacy of Support Groups for Mexican American Widows were studied to learn how they express the loss of their husbands. Mourning practices, acknowledged symptoms of dysphoria, and somatic reactions were studied to learn if the syndrome of nervios subsumes their reaction to bereavement. In addition, their responses to instruments designed to measure depression, the Spanish version of the Beck Depression Inventory and the Center… CONTINUE READING