Research in Cross-Cultural Psychiatry in Latin America

  • Moises Gavira
  • Alberto Perales


The theme of this paper is a focused review of psychiatric research in the field of cross-cultural psychiatry as manifested in the decade 1973–1983 by one type of objective data, namely, articles in selected psychiatric journals covering a selected subfield within psychiatry.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Moises Gavira
    • 1
  • Alberto Perales
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Illinois at ChicagoUSA
  2. 2.National Institute of Mental HealthLimaPeru

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