Latina health in the United States : a public health reader / Marilyn Aguirre-Molina, Carlos W. Molina, editors.
Contributor(s): Aguirre-Molina, Marilyn | Molina, Carlos W.Material type: TextPublisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, c2003Edition: 1st ed.Description: xxxv, 651 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0787965790.Subject(s): Hispanic American women -- Health and hygiene | Hispanic American women -- Medical care | Women's Health -- United States -- Collected Works | Disease -- ethnology -- United States -- Collected Works | Health Services Needs and Demand -- United States -- Collected Works | Health Status -- United States -- Collected Works | Hispanic Americans -- United States -- Collected Works
|Item type||Current location||Call number||Status||Date due||Barcode|
|Book||Janis P. Bellack Library Library & Study Commons||DIV MUL LATHEA (Browse shelf)||Available||36349000002641|
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Overview and critical issues affecting Latina health -- Risk factors and disparities among Latinas -- Sexual and reproductive health issues -- Chronic conditions: heart disease, cancer, and diabetes -- Alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs -- Mental health -- The next generation: Latina adolescents -- Rural and migrant farmworker Latinas -- Special issues : Relation of demographic and lifestyle factors to symptoms in a multiracial/ethnic population of women forty- to fifty-five years of age ; Lesbian women of color: triple jeopardy ; Prevalence and predictors of physical partner abuse among Mexican American women ; Acculturation and disordered eating patterns among Mexican American women ; Welfare reform and its impact on Latino families.