3053.0 Bruno Lima Symposium on Mental Health Issues among Minority Populations

Monday, October 27, 2008: 8:30 AM
Leading researchers in the field of mental health among multicultural populations will present their work and discuss future research directions.
Session Objectives: Learners will be able to describe innovative methodologies for analyzing teen suicide among Latinas, variation in prevalence rates for serious mental illness among different Hispanic subpopulations, and the ways that culturally responsive efforts to increase Latino communities understanding of depression are successful. Learners will be able to articulate the relationship between migration and mental health.

8:30 AM
Phenomenology of Latina adolescents' suicide attempts
Leopoldo J. Cabassa, Ph D and Luis H. Zayas, Ph D
9:25 AM
9:40 AM
Latinos and Depression: Findings from a Community-Based Mental Health Promotion Effort
Melissa Cristal Mercado-Crespo, MSc, MA, Liany Elba Arroyo, MPH, CPH, Britt Rios-Ellis, PhD, MS, Laura Hoyt D'Anna, DrPH, Carlos Londoņo, MD, Lupe Núņez, Jorge Salazar, Vanessa D'Oliveira, MSW and Claudia Millar, MPH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Mental Health
Endorsed by: Latino Caucus

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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