Cultural considerations: introduction to the Hispanic's lifestyles / Ricardo Arguijo Martinez. The Mexican-American family / Nathan Murillo -- The Mexican-American: how his culture affects his mental health / Earl M. Stenger-Castro -- A case in point: an ethnomethodological study of a poor Mexican American family / Reyes Ramos -- Cultural factors and their influence on the health beliefs of the Hispanic / Ricardo Arguijo Martinez. Social and cultural factors in the responses of Mexican-Americans to medical treatment / Frank C. Nall and Joseph Speilberg -- Conceptions of health and disease among Spanish-Americans / Julian Samora -- The epidemiology of a folk illness: susto in Hispanic America / Arthur J. Rubel -- Some health beliefs of the Spanish speaking / Josephine Elizabeth Baca -- Mexican-American medical beliefs: science or magic? / William R. Holland -- Folk diseases, health rituals and practices and their influence on the biopsychosocial realms of the Hispanic / Richardo Arguijo Martinez. Nursing and Mexican-American folk medicine / Carmen Acosta Johnson -- Folk diseases among urban Mexican-Americans / Cervando Martinez and Harry W. Martin -- The hot-cold syndrome and symbolic balance in Mexican and Spanish-American folk medicine / Richard L. Currier -- Magical fright / John Gillin -- Curanderismo in the metropolis / Robert B. Edgerton, Marvin Karno and Irma Fernandez -- Relationships between Spanish and Spanish-American folk medicine / George M. Foster -- The Hispanic's reaction to health care delievery systems / Ricardo Arguijo Martinez. Some factors in the psychiatric treatment of Spanish-Americans / Lawrence Y. Kline -- Perception of mental illness in a Mexican-American community / Marvin Karno and Robert B. Edgerton -- Communicating health arguments across cultures / Robert C. Hanson and Mary J. Beech -- Symptomatic behavior of hospitalized patients / Arnold Meadow and David Stoker -- Ethnic attitudes toward hospitalization: an illustrative comparison of Anglos and Mexican Americans / S. Dale McLemore.