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Filipino American Psychology. A Handbook of Theory, Research, and Clinical Practice. Edition No. 2

  • ID: 5186088
  • Book
  • January 2021
  • Region: Philippines, United States
  • 240 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Filipino American Psychology: A Handbook of Theory, Research, and Clinical Practice, 2nd Edition compiles the latest and best information about the psychology of Filipino Americans into a single, indispensable volume. Distinguished and celebrated professor and author, Dr. Kevin Nadal, explains in thorough detail the mental health issues facing many Filipino Americans today. It also covers effective techniques and strategies for working with the Filipino American population today.

Filipino American Psychology uses reader-friendly language, along with numerous vignettes and case studies, to make accessible its in-depth treatment of the subject. The book covers a wide range of topics necessary to understand how to provide mental health treatment to Filipino Americans, including: - Filipino and Filipino American Cultural Values - Overcoming the Model Minority: Contemporary experiences of Filipino Americans - Intersections of Gender and Sexual Orientation - Multiracial and Multiethnic Filipino Americans - Mental Health and Psychotherapy in the Filipino American community

The book also includes a brand-new section on the historical traumas that still reverberate through the Filipino American community.

Perfect for mental health practitioners and students who are likely to encounter this large cultural and ethnic group, Filipino American Psychology serves as a foundational volume in any complete mental health library.
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Foreword ix

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xv

About the Companion Website xvii

Chapter One Introduction to Filipino American Psychology 1

Chapter Two Filipino and Filipino American Cultural Values 27

Chapter Three Racial and Ethnic Identity Development for Filipino Americans 45

Chapter Four Colonial Mentality of Filipino Americans 63

Chapter Five Filipino American Groups and Communities 77

Chapter Six Filipino Americans and the Model Minority Myth: Contemporary Experiences in Education, Health, and Society 95

Chapter Seven Filipino American Experiences with Gender and Sexual Orientation 113

Chapter Eight Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Adopted Filipino Americans 135

Chapter Nine Mental Health Experiences and Psychotherapy with Filipino Americans 157

Conclusion 183

References 185

Appendix A: Historical References in the Poem “Ikaw” 205

Appendix B: Further Readings and Resources 207

Glossary 209

About the Author 215

Subject Index 217

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Kevin L. Nadal John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
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