Community mental health and the Chicano movement

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This paper presents a definition of the Chicano movement, with emphasis on those aspects of the movement that relate to the sociology and anthropology of Mexican-A mericans. Some theoretical points of overlap and common interest between the Chicano movement and the community mental health movement are described, and some aspects of the Chicano movement that have implications for clinical practice are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)595-601
Number of pages7
JournalAmerican Journal of Orthopsychiatry
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 1973

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Psychology (miscellaneous)
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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