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Mental Health: Culture, Race, and Ethnicity

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Mental Health: Culture, Race, and Ethnicity

Publisher: U.S. Public Health Service
ISBN/ASIN: B002WWTINE
Number of pages: 217

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This book documents the existence of striking disparities for minorities in mental health services and the underlying knowledge base. Racial and ethnic minorities have less access to mental health services than do whites. They are less likely to receive needed care. When they receive care, it is more likely to be poor in quality.

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