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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in the Latino Culture: A Proposed Culturally-Responsive Intervention Program for Latinas

@inproceedings{Welsh2013PosttraumaticSD,
  title={Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in the Latino Culture: A Proposed Culturally-Responsive Intervention Program for Latinas},
  author={Rochelle N Welsh},
  year={2013}
}
The goal of this dissertation is to investigate the factors that increase risk for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in Latinos. Although the overall rates of psychiatric disorders in the Latino community are similar to Caucasian Americans, the risk for PTSD among Latinos is higher. This thesis discusses the general components of trauma and stress, as well as the prevalence of PTSD in various Latino subgroups. This thesis also covers a number of cultural-specific values, stressors, and help… 

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