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Ethnicity and mental health

findings from a national community survey

by James Y. Nazroo

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Published by Policy Studies Institute in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural psychiatry.,
  • Psychiatry, Transcultural.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames Y. Nazroo.
    SeriesPSI report -- 842
    ContributionsPolicy Studies Institute.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 105 p. :
    Number of Pages105
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22130523M
    ISBN 100853747180

    Data collected on mental health in minority ethnic groups can often be subject to small sample sizes, meaning our ability to look at mental health within a specific ethnic group is sometimes limited. For instance, there may be a small number of people from a certain ethnicity group taking part in . This book enables front line practitioners to understand why it is important to consider the specific needs of people from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds in mental health offers practical guidance on how practitioners can take positive steps to improve the quality of their work and their relationships with BME service users, and ultimately how to improve their outcomes.

    Get this from a library! Handbook on ethnicity, aging, and mental health. [Deborah Padgett;] -- This reference assesses the empirical research and conceptual frameworks for understanding the mental health needs and service use of ethnic elderly in America. It appraises the varying approaches. "Ethnic Issues in Adolescent Mental Health is a timely volume on ethnic-specific issues as applied to the mental health context. This is a book I highly recommend for both researchers and clinicians who are interested in the role of ethnicity and/or practice conducted among ethnic minority adolescents.".

    Mental health — an essential part of children's overall health — has a complex interactive relationship with their physical health and their ability to succeed in school, at work and in society. Both physical and mental health affect how we think, feel and act on the inside and outside.   Mental Health: Culture, Race, and Ethnicity—A Supplement to Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General. Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health .


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Ethnicity and mental health by James Y. Nazroo Download PDF EPUB FB2

"The multidisciplinary Handbook on Ethnicity, Aging, and Mental Health is a timely important contribution to understanding the mental health needs of the elderly, particularly the impact of ethnicity on aging and mental health.

The book is useful for anyone involved in the delivery of mental health services to the elderly. It can provide background information for investigators in the area of aging and mental Format: Hardcover.

Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #21, in Books (See Top in Books) # in Social Services & Welfare (Books) # in Health, Fitness & Dieting (Books)Cited by: Her research interests include histories of families and institutions, mental health and oral histories, colonial psychiatry, ethnicity and gender.

Her most recent book is Madness in the Family ().Author: Angela McCarthy. Culture, Ethnicity, and Mental Illness provides a cultural framework in the psychiatric care of a variety of groups in the United States, including African Americans, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Asian Americans, Hispanics, women, elderly people, and gay men and lesbians.

There is also a chapter dealing with the impact of AIDS among : $ Until fairly recently, international scholars working in the fi eld of the histories of mental health have privileged national episodes and sites in the histories of institutions and institutional confi nement, particularly through the eighteenth-and nineteenth-century eras, with some work focused on the twentieth century.1 ‘Mental health’ has been defi ned largely through institutional Author: Angela Mccarthy, Catharine Coleborne.

This Supplement to Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services [DHHS], ) 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 Ethnicity and mental health book care. Download Citation | Book: Ethnicity: An Agenda For Mental Health | Eds Dinesh Bhugra, Veena Bahl![][1] Gaskell (Royal College of Psychiatrists), £25, pp ISBN 1 15 Rating:![Graphic][2.

This book enables front line practitioners to understand why it is important to consider the specific needs of people from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds in mental health settings. It offers practical guidance on how practitioners can take positive steps to improve the quality of their work and their relationships with BME service users, and ultimately how to improve their outcomes.

In honor of the four African-American students and African-Americans across the diaspora, the Ethnicity and Health in America Series is raising awareness about the physiological and psychological impact of racism and discrimination as it relates to stress. Chapter 4 Mental Health Care for American Indians and Alaska Natives Introduction American Indians and Alaska Natives (Indians, Eskimos, and Aleuts) were self-governing people who thrived in North America long before Western Europeans came to the continent and.

It looks at the culture of the patient, the culture of the clinician, and the specialty in which the clinician works. With respect to the context of mental health services, the chapter deals with the organization, delivery, and financing of services, as well as with broader social issues - racism, discrimination.

Migration and Mental Health - edited by Dinesh Bhugra December Culture, Ethnicity, and Mental Illness provides a cultural framework in the psychiatric care of a variety of groups in the United States, including African Americans, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Asian Americans, Hispanics, women, elderly people, and gay men and lesbians.

There is also a chapter dealing with the impact of AIDS among. Table of Contents. Introduction: Mental Health, Migration and Ethnicity Angela McCarthy and Catharine Coleborne Health and Migration: The Case of the Irish, ss Elizabeth Malcolm ion, Madness And The Celtic Fringe: A Comparison of Irish and Scottish Admissions to Four Canadian Mental Hospitals, C.

David Wright and Tom Themeles 4. This book enables front line practitioners to understand why it is important to consider the specific needs of people from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds in mental health settings.

It offers practical guidance on how practitioners can take positive steps to improve the quality of their work and their relationships with BME service. The Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health, Second Edition, discusses the impact of cultural, ethnic, and racial variables for the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, service delivery, and development of skills for working with culturally diverse populations.

Intended for the mental health practitioner, the book translates research findings into. Topics new to the third edition include: Trauma and psychosocial support The new discourses in mental health of recovery, spirituality and well-being The mental health of refugees Specific developments in low-income countries, including Asia and Africa This fully revised, expanded and updated edition of a seminal text offers students and practitioners alike a comprehensive and reliable study of both western and non-western psychiatry and mental health practices.

book itself is a good overview of the race and mental health field, but more geared towards practitioners than researchers, fyi Read more 2 people found this helpful4/4(2).

Mental Health: Culture, Race, and Ethnicity. Report Supplement. Report of the Surgeon General's Conference on Children's Mental Health. The Surgeon General's Workshop on Self-Help and Public Health.

Report of the Surgeon General's Workshop on Pornography and Public Health. Content created by Office of the Surgeon General. Most racial/ethnic minority groups overall have similar — or in some cases, fewer — mental disorders than whites.

However, the consequences of mental illness in minorities may be long lasting. Mental Health Facts for African Americans. Rates of mental illnesses in African Americans are similar with those of the general population. However. Mental Health: Culture, Race and Ethnicity U.S.

Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Office of the Surgeon General, - Cross-cultural studies - pages 0 Reviews.According toBlack and ethnic minority groups living in the UK are more likely to experience a poor outcome from treatments – a fact Councillor Jaqui Dyer, vice-chair of England’s Mental Health Taskforce and co-founder of Black Thrive (a community-led initiative to create a more positive story around mental health in the.The revised edition of this best-selling book provides a clear overview of the major aspects of the sociology of mental health and illness.

As well as drawing upon a range of social theories and methods to illustrate its points, it provides the reader with information which is organized along dimensions of class, gender, race and age.