Logo

Mental Health: Culture, Race, and Ethnicity

Large book cover: Mental Health: Culture, Race, and Ethnicity

Mental Health: Culture, Race, and Ethnicity

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

Description:
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.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(1.6MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Hypochondria: Woeful ImaginingsHypochondria: Woeful Imaginings
by - University of California Press
In this book the author examines this wide-spread malady through the prism of multiple disciplines: anthropology, sociology, psychology, and medicine, demonstrating that both symptoms and treatment express cultural and social biases.
(13671 views)
Book cover: Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon GeneralMental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General
by - Diane Pub Co
This report recognizes the inextricably intertwined relationship between our mental health and our physical health and well-being. The report emphasizes that mental health and mental illnesses are important concerns at all ages.
(6746 views)
Book cover: Hysteria Beyond FreudHysteria Beyond Freud
by - University of California Press
An absorbing, erudite reevaluation of the history of hysteria. The widely respected authors draw upon the insights of the social and cultural history, to examine the ways in which hysteria has been conceived from antiquity to the twentieth century.
(11079 views)
Book cover: Schizophrenia in the 21st CenturySchizophrenia in the 21st Century
by - InTech
Schizophrenia is a poorly understood but very disabling group of brain disorders. This volume covers various current options for therapy, clinical research into cognitive symptoms of schizophrenia and preclinical research in animal models.
(8187 views)