ERIC Number: EJ555125
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Promoting the Culturally Sensitive Diagnosis of Mexican Americans: Some Personal Insights.
Gonzales, Myra; Castillo-Canez, Idalia; Tarke, Henry; Soriano, Fernando; Garcia, Piedad; Velasquez, Roberto J.
Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, v25 n2 p156-61 Apr 1997
Presents a series of personal guidelines for promoting the culturally sensitive psychiatric diagnosis of Mexican American/Chicano clients. The insights are intended to supplement other clinicians' diagnoses, to promote the culturally sensitive application of the DSM-IV, and to challenge counselors to avoid misdiagnosis by reexamining their personal diagnostic frameworks. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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