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¡No soy Loco! / I'm Not Crazy! Understanding the Stigma of Mental Illness in Latinos - Facilitator's Guide

Author(s): Elizabeth J. Kramer, Sc.M., New York University; Peter Guarnaccia, Ph.D., Rutgers University; Cynthia Resendez, M.D.; Francis G. Lu, M.D., University of California, Davis
Contributor(s): Benjamin Barreras, M.D., University of California, San Francisco; JoEllen Brainin-Rodriguez, M.D., University of California, San Francisco; Daniel J. Murphy, Director of Photography
Date Authored: January 01, 2009

34 page PDF study guide for use with the video. Includes description of the Latino community in the United States including information about demographics, language, religion and use of herbal medicines. Also covered, the concept of 'locura', information about culture bound syndromes, and overview of mental illness and mental health stigma in this population. The guide includes description of the purpose, learning objectives, potential uses and audiences for the video, along with helpful hints for facilitators and more information about the clinical and cultural aspects of the 3 case studies in the video. Also included, DSM-IV-TR Outline for Cultural Formulation.

Facilitator's Guide 123108 final _2_.pdf — PDF document, 216Kb