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Disparities in Psychiatric Care : Clinical and Cross-Cultural Perspectives
Ruiz, Pedro, MD and Annelle Primm MD, MPH (EDs)
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins / Hardcover / 2009-05-01 / 0781796393
Psychiatry / Transcultural / Multicultural Issues
price: $126.50 (may be subject to change)
368 pages
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This book offers evidence-based clinical approaches for understanding disparities in the provision of mental-health services in the U.S. and other industrialized nations. Chapters address the availability and barriers to care among various ethnic populations and the roles of their cultures, languages, and religions as they affect diagnostic and treatment approaches. Issues related to special populations such as migrants, refugees, incarcerated individuals, and the homeless are discussed. The book also addresses issues related to gender, sexual orientation, and age. Brief sections on training, education, and policy will lay the foundation for assessing evidence-based approaches and outcomes in these diverse populations.

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Contents:

FOUNDATIONS

Historical Perspectives
Anita Everett

Determinants of Disparities
Altha J. Stewart

DISPARITIES AMONG ETHNIC GROUPS

African Americans
Annelle B. Primm and William B. Lawson

Hispanic Americans
Renato D. Alarcón and Pedro Ruiz

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
Francis G. Lu

American Indians and Alaska Natives
Jay H. Shore and Spero M. Manson

DISPARITIES AMONG GENDER AND SEXUAL MINORITIES

Women
Caroline F. Fisher and Roslyn Seligman

Gay Men
Jack Drescher

Lesbians
Nimisha Gokaldas

Bisexuals
Serena Yuan Volpp

Transgender Persons
Richard R. Pleak

DISPARITIES AMONG AGE GROUPS

Children and Adolescents
Andres J. Pumariega

Adulthood
Ann Marie Sullivan and Charles T. Barron

Older Adults
Maria D. Llorente, Vernon I. Nathaniel, and Shunda McGahee

DISPARITIES AMONG SPECIAL POPULATIONS

Migrants and Refugees
Joe Westermeyer, Michael Hollifeld, and Jose Cañive

Rural Populations
Suzanne Vogel-Scibilia

Addicted Populations
Beny J. Primm, Warren W. Hewitt, Jr., Annelle B. Primm, and Marisela B. Gomez

Incarcerated Populations
Henry C. Weinstein

Chronic Mental Illness
Jacqueline Maus Feldman

Disabled Populations
Alex Kopelowicz, Steven R. Lopez, and William A. Vega

Mentally Ill Populations
Suzanne Vogel-Scibilia

ADDRESSING DISPARITIES

The Culturally-Sensitive Evaluation
Ora Nakash, Daniel Rosen, and Margarita Alegría

The Role of Cultural Competence
Russell F. Lim

The Role of Emergency Care
Benedicto Borja and Steven S. Sharfstein

"Providers" and Disparities
Rodrigo A. Munoz and Harold Eist

The Role of Quality of Care
John M. Oldham and John S. McIntyre

Non-Medical Human Services and Alternative Medicine
William Sribney, Katherine Elliott, Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, and Hendry Ton

Disparities in Education
Evaristo Akerele, Niru Nahar, and Ada Ikeako

The Role of Continuing Medical Education
Carlyle H. Chan and Joseph B. Layde

Ethnic and Racial Group-Specific Considerations
Margarita Alegría, Meghan Woo, David Takeuchi, and James Jackson

The Role of Parity
Robert C. Bransfield and Douglas R. Bransfield

Global Perspective
Mario Maj and David Baron

The Need for Universal Access to Care
Pedro Ruiz and Annelle B. Primm

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