Understanding differences in past year psychiatric disorders for Latinos living in the US.

@article{Alegra2007UnderstandingDI,
  title={Understanding differences in past year psychiatric disorders for Latinos living in the US.},
  author={M Jaurrieta Alegr{\'i}a and Patrick E Shrout and Meghan Woo and Peter M. Guarnaccia and William M. Sribney and D. Muri{\`a} Vila and Antonio J. Polo and Z Alexander Cao and Norah E. Mulvaney-Day and Mar{\'i}a Elena Soto Torres and Glorisa J. Canino},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={65 2},
  pages={
          214-30
        }
}
This study seeks to identify risk factors for psychiatric disorders that may explain differences in nativity effects among adult Latinos in the USA. We evaluate whether factors related to the processes of acculturation and enculturation, immigration factors, family stressors and supports, contextual factors, and social status in the US account for differences in 12-month prevalence of psychiatric disorders for eight subgroups of Latinos. We report results that differentiate Latino respondents… CONTINUE READING
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