Program for Minority Research Training in Psychiatry Fellowship
American Psychiatric Association
DATES OF FUNDING:
1993 - 1995
Ilena M. Norton, MD
CENTER STAFF INVOLVED:
Ilena Norton, MD; Spero Manson, Ph.D.
SPECIFIC AIMS/RESEARCH GOALS:
The goals of this research project completed during the fellowship was to determine if posttraumatic stress disorder was a risk factor for marital violence among American Indian Vietnam veterans.
Fifty American Indian Vietnam combat veterans from Southwest and Northern Plains tribes were interviewed by Dr. Norton at their respective reservations. The 50 veterans had participated in a lay interview of 600 American Indian veterans, and were oversampled for posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms.
50 Southwest and Northern Plains Vietnam theater veterans.
- The Semi-Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-111-R
- The Conflict Tactics Scale
Norton, I. M., & Manson, S. M. (1993). An association between domestic violence and depression among Southeast Asian refugee women. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 180(11), 729-730.
Norton, I. M., Manson, S. M. (1995). A Silent Minority: Battered American Indian Women. Journal of Family Violence, 10 (3), 307-318.
Norton, I. M., & Manson, S. M. (1996). Research in American Indian and Alaska Native communities: Navigating the cultural universe of values and process. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 64(5), 856-860.
Norton, I. M., & Manson, S. M. (1997). Domestic violence intervention in an urban Indian health center. Community Mental Health Journal, 33(4), 331-337.