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

 Social Welfare, School of

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.

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