Cultural and medical issues of Latino adolescents.

D. R. Pastore, A. Diaz

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While the cultural and medical issues of providing care to immigrants have been primarily addressed in the adult literature, this article discusses how these issues concern Latino adolescents. Recognizing the multitude and complexity of immigrant experiences and responses to the acculturation process, the authors address myths and stereotypes associated with Latino culture that interfere with health care delivery.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)315-322, vi
JournalAdolescent medicine (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1998


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