Health of incarcerated Latino men / Sandra P. Arevalo, Laia Becares, and Hortensia Amaro
Emergent chronic conditions / Sandra Echeverria and Ana Diez-Roux
Psychiatric disorders and mental health service use among Latino men in the United States / Antonio Polo and Margarita Alegría
Social determinants of HIV/AIDS : a focus on discrimination and Latino men who have sex with men / George Ayala
Health coverage, utilization, and expenditures among Latino men / Russell Homan, Patricia A. Homan, and Olveen Carrasquillo
Mental health of elderly Latino males / Cynthia Alford and David Espino
Conclusion: New directions for research, policy, and programs addressing the health of Latino males / William Vega, Luisa N. Borrell, and Marilyn Aguirre-Molina.
Demographic transformations, structural contexts, and transitions to adulthood / Ruben G. Rumbaut
The implications and impact of race on the health of Hispanic/Latino males / Luisa N. Borrell and Clara Rodríguez
Improvements in Latino health data / Olivia Carter-Pokras and Alexander H. Fischer
Latino boys : the early years / Marilyn Aguirre-Molina and Gabriela Betancourt
The sexual and reproductive health of young Latino males living in the United States / M. Antonia Biggs [and others]
Alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs / Andres Gil and William Vega
The causes and consequences of poor health among Latino Vietnam veterans : parallels for Latino veterans of the war in Iraq / Valentine V. Villa, Nancy Harada, and Anh-Luu Huynh-Hohnbaum.
It is estimated that more than 50 million Latinos live in the United States. This is projected to more than double by 2050. In ""Health Issues in Latino Males"", experts from public health, medicine, and sociology examine the issues affecting Latino men's health and recommend policies to overcome inequities and better serve this population. The book addresses sexual and reproductive health; alcohol, tobacco, and drug use; mental and physical health among those in the juvenile justice or prison systems; chronic diseases; HIV/AIDS; Alzheimer's and dementia; and, health issues among war veterans. It discusses utilization, insurance coverage, and research programs, and includes an extensive appendix charting epidemiological data on Latino health. (source: Nielsen Book Data)