Year: 1984 Source: Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, v.172, no.8, (1984), p.495-497 SIEC No: 19850062

The clinical course of a 23-year-old male, Vietnamese refugee who was seen for psychiatric evaluation & treatment after a self-inflicted abdominal stab wound is described. Emigration & acculturative stressors were seen as contributing significantly to this patient’s paranoid disorder.