Mental-Health Care for Mexican-Americans With Term Paper

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Who lives with you in your household? Quien vive con usted en la casa?

B. Tell me about your family. Cuenteme acerca de su familia

C. What's a typical day like for you? With your Family? With your friends? Como pasa Usted el dia? Con su familia? Con sus amigos?

D. Tell me about your friends Cuenteme sobre sus amigos

E. Who are the people you can count on the most in time of need?

Quienes son las personas con las que puede contar cuando las necesita?

F. Do you belong to groups or organizations that you feel you get support from? Examples? What kind of support?

Pertenece an algun grupo u organizacion que le proporciona apoyo?

Pongame algun ejemplo, que tipo de apoyo?

G. How does the family and friends support you and your family?

Como le apoya la familiay/o amigos a usted y su familia?


Idioma (About relative) (acerca del familiar)

A. What Languages do you speak fluently? Que idiomas habla Ud.

A con fluidez?

If Spanish: Do you read and write Spanish? Sabe usted leer y escribir en espanol?

If English:

Do you read and write English? Sabe usted leer y escribir en Ingles?

B. Do you find it easier talking to people in your native language?

Le parece mas facil hablar con la gente en su propio idioma?

C. If bilingual, where did you learn your second language?

Donde aprendio su segundo idioma?

D. What is your language of preference? What is your preference in Language when talking with your family? Friends? Strangers?

Cual es su idioma de preferencia? Que Idioma prefiere cuando habla con su familia? Amigos? Extranos?

E. Are most of your friends bilingual? Son la mayoria de sus amigos bilingues?

F. How difficult is for you to comprehend English? Cuan dificil es para ud. Comprender Ingles?

G. What is your level of education and where did you study?

Cual es su nivel educativo? Y donde estudio? (familiar)

Access Problems (Financial, insurance status, transportation and Child care)

Problemas de accesibilidad (economicos, seguro medico, transporte cuidado de los ninos) (acerca del paciente y su familia)

A. Who in your household works? Do you work?

Quien trabaja en su casa? Trabaja usted?

B. What do you use for transportation? Que medio de transporte usa?

A carro, bus etc.)?

C. Do you have access to childcare if needed? Tiene acceso a cuidado de ninos si lo necesita?

D. Do you have medical insurance? If so, what kind? If not so, how Do you manage with healthcare payments? Tiene seguro medico?

De que tipo? Como hace para pagar los gastos medicos?

IV. Experience of the Hospital Experiencia del Hospital

A. What's is like going to the hospital? Como se siente

Al hospital?

B. What do you like about going to the hospital? Que le gusta de ir al hospital? Why? Porque?

C. What do you dislike about going to the hospital?

Que no le gusta de ir al hospital? Why? Porque?

D. Do you procrastinate when going to the hospital?

Evita ir al hospital? Why? Porque?

E. Do you have obligations that impede going to the Hospital (such as job, financial problems, etc.)?

Tiene obligaciones que le impiden ir al hospital

Como trabajo, problemas economicos, etc.)?

F. Are there times when going to the hospital is time

Consuming? Example?

Hay veces que ir al hospital le supone por mucho tiempo? Pongame un ejemplo.

G. Is it difficult to travel to the hospital? Why or why not? Es dificil el transporte hasta el hospital? Por que si o por que no?

H. Do you have difficult in obtaining mental healt

Services because of the lack of chilcare? Tiene dificultades en obtener servicios de salud mental por que no tiene nadie que le cuide los ninos?

I. Does language matter to you when going to the hospital? Why? How? Le importa en que Idioma le hablan cueando va al hospital? Porque? Como le afecta?

J. How well can you communicate with clinicians at the hospital? Que bien se comunica con el personal medico del hospital?

K. Is that a strong determinant to using the hospital?

Why? Example? Es esto un factor determinante para que usted vaya al Hospital? Porque? Puede darme un ejemplo?

V. Cultural differences. Diferencias culturales

A. What do you expect from mental health treatment for relative's name)? (Do not prompt).

Que espera del tratamiento para la salud mental que

Su familiar recibe?

What are your preferences for mental health treatment for relative's name)

Que tratamientos para la salud mental prefiere que reciba su familiar?

B. Before taking (relative's name) to the hospital, what did you think about mental health treatment?

Antes de traer a su familiar al hospital, que opinaba usted de los tratamientos de salud mental?

Were you familiar with mental health treatment?


Estaba usted familiarizado (a) con los tratamientos para la salud mental? Como?

C. What mental health services and treatments do you know of?

Cuales servicios y tratamientos de salud mental conoce


D. What is your understanding about (relative's name) condition or situation? Que sabe usted de la condicion situacion de su familiar?

E. How does the Psychologist/Psychiatrist treats relative's name)? Como el Sicologo/Siquiatra trata a su familiar?

Do you feel comfortable with how the Psychiatrist / Psycologist treats relative's name)?Se siente a gusto con el trato que el psiquiatra da a su familiar?

Why? Porque?

F. What other things do you think would help (relative s

Name)? Que otras cosas cree usted que ayudarian a su familiar?

VI. Future Considerations. Consideraciones futuras.

A. Do you think that (relative's name) will need

Treatment after the hospital?

Cree usted que su familiar necesitara tratamiento despues de salir del hospital?

B. What will you do if the doctor advises (relative s name) to continue treatment after he or she is disrcharged? Why? Que haria usted si el doctor le dijera que su familiar necesita continuar con su tratamiento despues de salir del hospital?

C. Do you think that family and/or friends will encourage

or discourage continuing treatment after discharge?

Cree usted que su familia y/o amigos le animaran o le desanimaran a continuar su tratamiento despues de salir del hospital?

D. Do you have obligations that impede going to Treatment at the clinic after discharge from the hospital (such as any of the factors mentioned in the hospital section)? How will these factor impact (relative's name) ability to receive aftercare?


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