Mental Health Archive

Healthcare Disparities

Report shows getting access to quality dementia care can be a challenge for Hispanic families

01/12/2021 06:00am | 81 views

By Josie Clark

Nov. 1—CINCINNATI — Ramon Hernandez grew up in Texas in an era when his parents did not teach him Spanish "because they did not want him to have an accent," according to his daughter Rebekah Hernandez Pumphrey. The goal was to just fit in.

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A Dad’s Guide to Raising Emotionally Healthy Boys

29/11/2021 06:00am | 83 views

By Steven Rowe

As parents, we tend to notice everything when it comes to our kid’s physical health: when they feel a little warm, when they’re acting a little extra cranky, when they don’t eat at dinner, or when their voices sound a little hoarse.

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Depression in Young Latinos and the Unique Stressors Behind It

09/11/2021 06:00am | 194 views

By Lacey Muinos and Sandra Silva Casabianca

Particular challenges and cultural influences may have a great impact on what causes these symptoms and how effective treatment is. A unique combination of factors, including immigration, discrimination, and acculturation, has inevitably impacted the mental health of the U.S. Latino community in general, and particularly of those who may be more vulnerable.

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Treatment Insights

Mental health needs might not be met among California’s Latino and Asian communities

08/11/2021 06:00am | 217 views

By Elaiza Torralba 

A pair of new UCLA studies suggest that mental health needs for some ethnic communities may be going unmet in part because people in those groups don’t see themselves as needing care — despite the fact that they are reporting in surveys that they are experiencing symptoms of mental health distress.

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Personalized Care

Sophisticated brain models can predict language recovery in Hispanic stroke survivors

25/08/2021 06:00am | 548 views

At Boston University, a team of researchers is working to better understand how language and speech is processed in the brain, and how to best rehabilitate people who have lost their ability to communicate due to brain damage caused by a stroke, trauma, or another type of brain injury.

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