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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by Saxby Pridmore - University of Tasmania
The DOP (Download Of Psychiatry) is freely accessible information about mental disorders and psychiatry, at about medical student level. It can be used as an alternative textbook, and may be of interest to a wider audience.
- National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health
This guideline has been developed to advise on the treatment and management of psychosis and schizophrenia in adults. The recommendations have been developed by a team of healthcare professionals after consideration of the best available evidence.
by William Flexner - Sarup & Sons
How human beings behave in different situations, is known by the clinical method. The study of pharmaceuticals is applied to psychology and a very objective and methodical investigation is made and a clinical remedy is applied to the patient.
Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe, and disabling brain disorder that has affected people throughout history. Researchers are developing more effective medications and using new research tools to understand the causes of schizophrenia.