Mental Health Archive


Depression in Young Latinos and the Unique Stressors Behind It

09/11/2021 06:00am | 1014 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 | 868 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 | 1041 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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Personalized Care

Why Dementia Can Be Different for Latinos

19/08/2021 06:00am | 960 views

Certain signs and symptoms disproportionately impact Hispanics, new research suggests

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Self Advocacy

Poor sleep impacts risk of long-term cognitive decline in Hispanic/Latino adults

18/08/2021 06:00am | 922 views

Poor sleep impacts the risk of long-term cognitive decline in Hispanic/Latino middle aged and older adults differently than it does in non-Hispanic adults, according to research led by University of Miami Miller School of Medicine neurology faculty and the largest long-term study of U.S. Hispanic/Latinos to date.

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