The "California Syndrome" in HMONG Immigrants in the Midwest

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Identifier 19920225_nanos_posters_09
Title The "California Syndrome" in HMONG Immigrants in the Midwest
Creator Kay, Marilyn C; Gager, Walter E
Subject California Syndrome; Hmong Immigrants; Cambodian Females; Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome
Description The popular press has reported on a peculiar syndrome of functional visual loss in immigrant Cambodian females. Dissociation, conversion symptoms, and posttraumatic stress syndrome have been reported at a high incidence in this population. Minnesota and Wisconsin have the highest population of Hmong immigrant outside of California and this vision loss syndrome has surfaced in these people also. However, males are affected, also, contrary to previous reports.
Relation is Part of NANOS 1992: Poster Presentations (Session 2)
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Format Creation application/pdf
Source 1992 North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society Annual Meeting
Rights Management Copyright 1992. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit:
Holding Institution North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Association. NANOS Executive Office 5841 Cedar Lake Road, Suite 204, Minneapolis, MN 55416
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s61k2hd1
Setname ehsl_novel_nam
Date Created 2013-10-16
Date Modified 2014-03-07
ID 182939
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