Peter J Guarnaccia
Affiliation: Rutgers University
- Ataque de nervios as a marker of social and psychiatric vulnerability: results from the NLAASPeter J Guarnaccia
Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
Int J Soc Psychiatry 56:298-309. 2010..This article presents the fi rst epidemiological portrait of ataques de nervios among Latinos in the mainland United States. Much of the previous literature has focused on Puerto Ricans in Puerto Rico and New York City...
- Are ataques de nervios in Puerto Rican children associated with psychiatric disorder?Peter J Guarnaccia
Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1293, USA
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:1184-92. 2005..To provide the first empirical analysis of a cultural syndrome in children by examining the prevalence and psychiatric correlates of ataques de nervios in an epidemiological study of the mental health of children in Puerto Rico...
- "It's like going through an earthquake": anthropological perspectives on depression among Latino immigrantsIgda E Martínez Pincay
Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, Rutgers University, 152 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8085, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 9:17-28. 2007..The results are a compilation of findings from four different research projects in New Jersey and New York that examined diverse Latinos' conceptions of mental health, treatment and barriers to care...
- Toward a Puerto Rican popular nosology: nervios and ataque de nerviosPeter J Guarnaccia
Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1293, USA
Cult Med Psychiatry 27:339-66. 2003..The results suggest ways to incorporate these different categories of nervios into future research and clinical work with different Latino groups in the United States and in their home countries...