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ERIC Number: EJ852476
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Sep
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1096-4037
The Influence of Culture on Anxiety in Latino Youth: A Review
Varela, R. Enrique; Hensley-Maloney, Lauren
Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, v12 n3 p217-233 Sep 2009
This article reviews the literature on how culture influences anxiety in Latino youth. First, a review of cross-cultural variations in prevalence and measurement is presented. Then, the article focuses on how culture impacts the meaning and expression of anxiety. Specifically, we discuss the meaning and expression of anxiety, the impact of culture on anxiety at a societal level and through its effect on family and cognitive processes, and the influence of immigration and acculturation on anxiety. Finally, we propose recommendations on how to advance the literature in this area building on existing knowledge.
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Language: English
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