Latin American Indigenous Spirituality and Cultural Concepts of Distress
Lecture | March 17 | 12-1 p.m. | Haviland Hall, Commons, 116
Dr. Alejandra Acuna, California State University, Northridge
Cultural Concepts of Distress and Curanderismo
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5 lists cultural concepts of distress from Latin America such as susto, ataque de nervios, and nervios. These concepts and the Mexican American folk healing system, Curanderismo, will be presented with recommendations for social work research and clinical practice.
RSVP online by March 16. Contact person: Jessica Martin