Latino

FSU researcher finds Latino men in the U.S. more susceptible to obesity

Moving to the United States could be taking a toll on the health of Latino men. A new study from Florida State University found Latino men who are born or live in the United States for more than five years are more susceptible to obesity. In the study recently published in the American Journal of […]

FSU professor named fellow of American Psychological Association

Florida State University researcher Amy L. Ai, has been selected as a fellow of the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Division 56, Trauma Psychology. Ai, a professor in the College of Social Work, has been elevated to fellow status based on her unusual and outstanding contributions with national or international impact in the area of trauma […]

Family dynamics cause major stress for Latino immigrant families

Commitment to family is both a driving force and source of hardship for Latino immigrants, according to a Florida State University researcher.   Threats to familismo — deeply held cultural beliefs about the centrality of family in daily life — are often a major source of stress for immigrants and can have a negative impact […]