Advertisement

Promoting Disaster Recovery in Ethnic-Minority Individuals and Communities

  • Fran H. Norris
  • Margarita Alegría
Part of the International and Cultural Psychology Series book series (ICUP)

Keywords

Mental Health Mental Health Service Mental Health Care Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Cultural Competence 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. Alegría, M., & McGuire, T. (2003). Rethinking a universal framework in the psychiatric symptom–disorder relationship. Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 44(3), 257–274.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Allen, I. (1996). PTSD among African Americans. In A. Marsella, M. Friedman, E. Gerrity, & R. Scurfield (Eds.), Ethnocultural aspects of posttraumatic stress disorder: Issues, research, and clinical applications pp.209–238. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association Press.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. American Psychiatric Association. (1987). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (3rd ed., rev.). Washington, DC: Author.Google Scholar
  4. American Psychiatric Association. (1994). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (4th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.Google Scholar
  5. American Psychological Association. (1993). Guidelines for providers of psychological services to ethnic, linguistic, and culturally diverse populations. American Psychologist, 48, 45–48.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. Blendon, R. J., Scheck, A. C., Donelan, K., Hill, C. A., Smith, M., Beatrice, D., et al. (1995). How white and African Americans view their health and social problems: Different experiences, different expectations. Journal of the American Medical Association, 273(4), 341–346.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. Bolton, R., & Klenow, D. (1988). Older people in disaster: A comparison of Black and White victims. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 26, 29–43.Google Scholar
  8. Borowsky, S., Rubenstein, L., Meredith, L., Camp, P., Jackson-Triche, M., & Wells, K. (2000). Who is at risk of nondetection of mental health problems in primary care? Journal of General Internal Medicine, 15, 381–388.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. Bradford, L. D., & Kirlin, W. G. (1998). Polymorphism of CYP2D6 in Black populations: Implications for psychopharmacology. International Journal of Neuro-psychopharmacology, 1(2), 173–185.Google Scholar
  10. Breslau, N., Kessler, R., Chilcoat, H., Schulz, L., Davis, G., & Andreski, P. (1998). Trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder in the community: The 1996 Detroit Area Survey of Trauma. Archives of General Psychiatry, 55,627–632.Google Scholar
  11. Carrasquillo, O., Ovar, E. V., Brennan, T. A., & Burstin, H. R. (1999). Iimpact of language barriers on patient satisfaction in an emergency department. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 14(2), 82–87.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. Castaneda D. M. (1994)A research agenda for Mexican-American adolescent mental health. Adolescence, 29(113), 225–239.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  13. Chen, H., Chung, H., Chen, T., Fang, L., & Chen, J.-P. (2003). The emotional distress in a community after the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. Community Mental Health Journal, 39, 157–165.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. Cooper-Patrick, L., Powe, N. R., Jenckes, M. W., Gonzales, J. J., Levine, D. M., & Ford, D. E. (1997). Identification of patient attitudes and preferences regarding treatment of depression. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 12, 431–438.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  15. Draguns, J. (1996). Ethnocultural considerations in the treatment of PTSD: Therapy and service delivery. In A. Marsella, M. Friedman, E. Gerrity, & R. Scurfield (Eds.), Ethnocultural aspects of PTSD: Issues, research, and clinical applications (pp. 459–482). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association Press.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  16. Felton, C. (2002). Project liberty: A public health response to New Yorkers’ mental health needs arising from the World Trade Center terrorist attacks. Journal of Urban Health, 79, 429–433.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  17. Flynn, B. (1994). Mental health services in large scale disasters: An overview of the Crisis Counseling Program. NCPTSD Clinical Quarterly, 4, 1–4.Google Scholar
  18. Galea, S., Ahern, J., Resnick, H., Kilpatrick, D., Bucuvalas, M., Gold, J., et al. Psychological sequelae of the September 11 terrorist attacks in New York City. New England Journal of Medicine, 346, 982–987.Google Scholar
  19. Garrison, C., Bryant, E., Addy, C., Spurrier, P., Freedy, J., & Kilpatrick, D. (1995). Post-traumatic stress disorder in adolescents after Hurricane Andrew. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 34,1193–1201.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  20. Green, B., Lindy, J., Grace, M., Gleser, G., Leonard, A., Korol, M., et al. (1990). Buffalo Creek survivors in the second decade. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 60,43–54.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  21. Guarnaccia, P., Canino, G., Rubio-Stipec, M., & Bravo, M. (1993). The prevalence of ataques de nervios in the Puerto Rico disaster study. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 181,157–165.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  22. Hargraves, J. L., & Hadley, J. (2003). The contribution of insurance coverage and community resources to reducing racial/ethnic disparities in access to care. Health Services Research, 38(3),809–829.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  23. Hobfoll, S. (1998). Stress, culture, and community: The psychology and philosophy of stress. New York: Plenum Press.Google Scholar
  24. Holzer, C., & Copeland, C. (2000). Race, ethnicity, and the epidemiology of mental disorders in adults. In I. Cuéllar & F. Paniagua (Eds.), Handbook of multicultural mental health (pp.341–357. San Diego, CA: Academic Press.Google Scholar
  25. Hough, R., Vega, W., Valle, R., Kolody, B., Griswold del Castillo, R., & Tarke, H. (1990). The prevalence of symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder in the aftermath of the San Ysidro massacre. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 3, 71–92.Google Scholar
  26. Kaniasty, K., & Norris, F. (1995). In search of altruistic community: Patterns of social support mobilization following Hurricane Hugo. American Journal of Community Psychology, 23, 447–477.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  27. Kaniasty, K., & Norris, F. (2000). Help-seeking comfort and the receipt of help: The roles of context and ethnicity. American Journal of Community Psychology, 28,545–582.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  28. Kaniasty, K., & Norris, F. (2004). Social support in the aftermath of disasters, catastrophes, and acts of terrorism: Altruistic, overwhelmed, uncertain, antagonistic, and patriotic communities. In R. Ursano, A. Norwood, & C. Fullerton (Eds.), Bioterrorism: Psychological and public health interventions (pp.200–229). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.Google Scholar
  29. Kataoka, S., Stein, B., Jaycox, L., Wong, M., Escudero, P., Tu, W., et al. (2003). A school based mental health program for traumatized Latino immigrant children. Journal of the Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 42, 311–318.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  30. Kessler, R., Berglund, P., Demler, O., Jin, R., Koretz, D., Merikangas, K. R., et al. (2003). The epidemiology of major depressive disorder: Results from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication (NCS-R). Journal of the American Medical Association, 289(23),3095–3105.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  31. Kessler, R., Somnega, A., Bromet, E., Hughes, M., & Nelson, C. (1995). Posttraumatic stress disorder in the National Comorbidity Survey. Archives of General Psychiatry, 52,1048–1060.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  32. Kinzie. J. D. (2001). Cross-cultural treatment of PTSD. In J. P. Wilson, M. J. Friedman, & J. D. Lindy (Eds.), Treating psychological trauma and PTSD (pp.255–277). New York: Guilford Press.Google Scholar
  33. Kirmayer, L. (1996). Confusion of the senses: Implications of ethnocultural variations in somatoform and dissociative disorders for PTSD. In A. Marsella, M. Friedman, E. Gerrity, & R. Scurfield (Eds.), Ethnocultural aspects of posttraumatic stress disorder: Issues, research, and clinical applications (pp.165–182). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association Press.Google Scholar
  34. Kirmayer, L. J., & Young, A. (1999). Culture and context in the evolutionary concept of mental disorder. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 108, 446–452.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  35. Kitayama, S., Markus, H. R., & Matsumoto, H. (1995). Culture, self, and emotion: A cultural perspective on “self-conscious” emotions. In J. P. Tangney & K. W. Fischer (Eds.), Self-conscious emotions: The psychology of shame, guilt, embarrassment, and pride (pp.439–464). New York: Guilford Press.Google Scholar
  36. Koenen, K., Goodwin, R., Struening, E., Hellman, F., & Guardino, M. (2003). Post-traumatic stress disorder and treatment seeking in a national screening sample. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 16, 5–16.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  37. Lindsey, M., & Cuéllar, I. (2000). Mental health assessment and treatment of African Americans: A multicultural perspective. In I. Cuéllar & F. Paniagua (Eds.), Handbook of multicultural mental health (pp.195–209. San Diego, CA: Academic Press.Google Scholar
  38. Lopez, S., & Guarnaccia, P. (2000). Cultural psychopathology: Uncovering the social world of mental illness. Annual Review of Psychology, 51,571–598.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  39. Manson, S. (1997). Cross-cultural and multiethnic assessment of trauma. In J. P. Wilson & T. M. Keane (Eds.), Assessing psychological trauma and PTSD (pp.239–266). New York: Guilford Press.Google Scholar
  40. March, J., Amaya-Jackson, L., Terry, R., & Costanzo, P. (1997). Posttraumatic symptomatology in children and adolescents after an industrial fire. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 36, 1080–1088.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  41. Markus, H., & Kitayama, S. (1994). The cultural construction of self and emotion: Implications for social behavior. In S. Kitayama & H. Markus (Eds.), Emotion and culture: Empirical studies of mutual influence (pp.(89–130). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  42. Melfi, C. A., Croghan, T. W., Hanna, M. P., & Robinson, R. L. (2000). Racial variation in antidepressant treatment in a Medicaid population. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 61(1), 16–21.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  43. Miranda, J., & Cooper, L. (2002). Disparities in care for depression among primary care patients. Unpublished manuscript.Google Scholar
  44. Nader, K., Dubrow, N., & Stamm, B. (1999). Honoring differences: Cultural issues in the treatment of trauma and loss. Philadelphia: Brunner/Mazel.Google Scholar
  45. New York State Office of Mental Health. (1997). Crisis counseling guide to children and families in disasters. Retrieved January 10, 2004, from www.omh.state.ny.us/omhweb/crisis/crisiscounseling.htmlGoogle Scholar
  46. Norris, F. (1992). Epidemiology of trauma: Frequency and impact of different potentially traumatic events on different demographic groups. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 60,409–418.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  47. Norris, F., Donahue, S., Felton, C., Watson, P., & Hamblen, J. (2004). Making and monitoring referrals to clinical treatment: A psychometric analysis of Project Liberty’s Adult Enhanced Services Referral Tool. Manuscript under review.Google Scholar
  48. Norris, F. H., Foster, J. D., & Weisshaar, D. L. (2002). The epidemiology of sex differences in PTSD across developmental, societal, and research contexts. In R. Kimerling, P. Ouimette, & J. Wolfe (Eds.), Gender and PTSD (pp.3–42). New York: Guilford Press.Google Scholar
  49. Norris, F., Friedman, M., Watson, P., Byrne, C., Diaz, E., & Kaniasty, K. (2002). 60,000 disaster victims speak, Part I: An empirical review of the empirical literature, 1981–2001. Psychiatry, 65, 207–239.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  50. Norris, F., Kaniasty, K., Inman, G., Conrad, L, & Murphy, A. (2002). Placing age differences in cultural context: A comparison of the effects of age on PTSD after disasters in the U.S., Mexico, and Poland. Journal of Clinical Geropsychology [Special issue], 8, 153–173.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  51. Norris, F., Murphy, A., Baker, C., & Perilla, J. (2003). Severity, timing, and duration of reactions to trauma in the population: An example from Mexico. Biological Psychiatry, 53, 769–778.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  52. Norris, F., Murphy, A., Baker, C., Perilla, J., Gutierrez-Rodriguez, F., & Gutierrez-Rodriguez, J. (2003). Epidemiology of trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder in Mexico. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 112, 646–656.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  53. Norris, F., Perilla, J., Ibañez G., & Murphy, A. (2001). Sex differences in symptoms of post-traumatic stress: Does culture play a role? Journal of Traumatic Stress, 14, 7–28.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  54. Norris, F., Weisshaar, D., Kirk, L., Diaz, E., Murphy, A., & Ibañez, G. (2001). A qualitative analysis of PTSD symptoms among Mexican victims of disaster. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 14, 741–756.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  55. Ortega, A.,& Alegría, M. (2002). Self-reliance, mental health, need and the use of mental health care among Island Puerto Ricans. Mental Health Services Research, 4, 131–140.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  56. Ortega, A., & Rosenheck R. (2000). Posttraumatic stress disorder among Hispanic Vietnam veterans. American Journal of Psychiatry, 157,615–619.Google Scholar
  57. Osofsky, J. D. (1997). Community-based approaches to violence prevention. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 18( 6), 405–407.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  58. Palinkas, L., Downs, M., Petterson, J., & Russell, J. (1993). Social, cultural, and psychological impacts of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Human Organization, 52, 1–13.Google Scholar
  59. Parson, E. R. (1997). Postraumatic child therapy (P-TCT): Assessment of treatment factors in clinical work with inner-city children exposed to community violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 12, 172–v194.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  60. Perilla, J., Norris, F., & Lavizzo, E. (2002). Ethnicity, culture, and disaster response: Identifying and explaining ethnic differences in PTSD six months after Hurricane Andrew. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 21, 28–45.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  61. Pynoos, R. S., Frederick, C., Nader, K., Arroyo, W., Steinberg, A., Eth, S., et al. (1987). Life threat and posttraumatic stress in school-age children. Archives of General Psychiatry, 44( 12), 1057–1063.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  62. Segel, S. P., Bola, J. R., & Watson, M. A. (1996). Race, quality of care, and antipsychotic prescribing practices in psychiatric emergency services. Psychiatric Services, 47, 282–286.Google Scholar
  63. Siegel, C., Davis-Chambers, E., Haugland, G., Bank, R., Aponte, C., & McCombs, H. (2000). Performance measures of cultural competency in mental health organizations. Administration, Policy, and Mental Health, 28( 2), 91–106.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  64. Solomon, S. (2003). Introduction. In B. L. Green, M. J. Friedman, J. T. V. M. De Jong, S. D. Solomon, T. M. Keane, J. A. Fairbank, et al. (Eds.), Trauma interventions in war and peace: Prevention, practice, and policy (pp. (3–16). New York: Kluwer/Plenum Press.Google Scholar
  65. Solomon, S., & Canino, G. (1990). The appropriateness of DSM-IIIR criteria for post-traumatic stress disorder. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 31, 227–237.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  66. Somasundarum, D., Norris, F., Asukai, N., & Murthy, R. (2003). In B. L. Green, M. J. Friedman, J. T. V. M. De Jong, S. D. Solomon, T. M. Keane, J. A. Fairbank, et al. (Eds.), Trauma interventions in war and peace: Prevention, practice, and policy (pp.291–318). New York: Kluwer/Plenum Press.Google Scholar
  67. Srinivasan, S., & Guillermo, T. (2000). Toward improved health: disaggregating Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander data. American Journal of Public Health, 90(11),1731–1734.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  68. Sue, S. (1998). In search of cultural competence in psychotherapy and counseling. American Psychologist, 53, 440–448.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  69. Sue, S.,Fujino, D.,Hu, L.,& Takeuchi, D. (1991). Community mental health services for ethnic minority groups: A test of the cultural responsiveness hypothesis. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 59,533–540.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  70. Takeuchi, D., Chung, R., Lin, K., Shen, H., Kuraski, K., Chung, C., et al. (1998). Lifetime and twelve-month prevalence rates of major depressive episodes and dysthymis among Chinese Americans in Los Angeles. American Journal of Psychiatry, 155,1407–1414.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  71. Takeuchi, D., & Uehara, E. (1996). Ethnic minority mental health services: Current research and future conceptual directions. In B. L. Levin & J. Petrila (Eds.), Mental health services: A public health perspective (pp.63–80). New York: Oxford University Press.Google Scholar
  72. Thiel de Bocanegra, H., & Brickman, E. (2004). Mental health impact of the World Trade Center attacks on displaced Chinese workers. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 17,55–62.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  73. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2001). Mental health: Culture, race, and ethnicity—A supplement to Mental health: A report of the Surgeon General. Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Office of the Surgeon General.Google Scholar
  74. Vega, W. (1992). Theoretical and pragmatic implications of cultural diversity for community research. American Journal of Community Psychology, 20, 375–392.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  75. Vega, W., & Alegría, M. (2001). Latino mental health and treatment in the United States. In M. Aguirre-Molina, C. Molina, & R. Zambrana (Eds.), Health issues in the Latino community (pp.179–208). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.Google Scholar
  76. Vega, W., Kolody, B., Aguilar-Gaxiola, S., Alderette, E., Catalano, R., & Caraveo-Anduaga, J. (1998). Lifetime prevalence of DSM-III-R psychiatric disorders among urban and rural Mexican Americans in California. Archives of General Psychiatry, 55,771–778.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  77. Vera, M., Vila, D., & Alegría, M. (2003). Cognitive-behavioral therapy: Concepts, issues, and strategies for practice with racial/ethnic minorities. In G. Bernal, J. Trimble, A. Berlew, & F. Leong (Eds.), Handbook of racial and ethnic minority psychology (pp.1–18). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.Google Scholar
  78. Wang, P., Bergland, P., & Kessler, R. (2000). Recent care of common mental disorders in the United States. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 15,284–292.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  79. Webster, R., McDonald, R., Lewin, T., & Carr, V. (1995). Effects of a natural disaster on immigrants and host population. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 183,390–397.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  80. Weine, S., Raina, D., Zhubi, M., Delesi, M., Husenl. D, Feetham, S., et al. (2003). The TAFES Multi-Family Group Intervention for Kosovar refugees: A feasibility study. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 191,100–107.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  81. Williams, J. W. J., Rost, K., Dietrich, A. J., Ciotti, M. C., Zyzanski, S. J., & Cornell, J. (1999). Primary care physicians’ approach to depressive disorders: Effects of physician specialty and practice structure. Archives of Family Medicine, 8,58–67.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  82. Young, A., Klap, R., Shebourne, C., & Wells, K. (2001). The quality of care for depression and anxiety disorders in the United States. Archives of General Psychiatry, 58,55–61.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  83. Zheng, Y., Lin, K., Takeuchi, D., Kurasaki, K., Wang, Y., & Cheung, F. (1997). An epidemiologic study of neurasthenia in Chinese-Americans in Los Angeles. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 38,249–259.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  84. Zoellner, L., Feeny, N., Fitzgibbons, L., & Foa, E. (1999). Response of American and Caucasian women to cognitive behavioral therapy for PTSD. Behavior Therapy, 30,581–595.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Fran H. Norris
  • Margarita Alegría

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations