Mental Health: Culture, Race, and Ethnicity
Publisher: U.S. Public Health Service 2001
Number of pages: 217
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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