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Mental health of ethnic minorities

Mental health of ethnic minorities

an annotated bibliography


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Published by Gaskell, distributed in North America by American Psychiatric Press in London, [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

  • Mental Disorders -- ethnology -- Great Britain -- Bibliography.,
  • Ethnic groups -- Great Britain -- Bibliography.,
  • Minority Groups -- Great Britain -- Bibliography.,
  • Minorities -- Mental health -- Great Britain -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    Statementedited by Dinesh Bhugra.
    ContributionsBhugra, Dinesh.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, [114] p. ;
    Number of Pages114
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22429021M
    ISBN 101901242315, 088048599X

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In England and Wales, nearly a fifth of people come from a BAME (Black, Asian and minority ethnic) background. 1 The mental health of Mental health of ethnic minorities book communities is important because people from these communities often face individual and societal challenges that can affect access to healthcare and overall mental and physical health.

Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) communities continue to experience inequalities within the United Kingdom (UK) mental health system despite major government policy initiatives. Access to higher education for many ethnic minorities remains problematic.

Within higher education, BME students consistently face barriers in terms of accessing culturally appropriate services including a lack of Cited by: 2. Mental Health of Ethnic Minorities [Paul Isaac, Linda Myers, R Russell, F C Serafica] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Based on a conference held at Ohio State University, this volume focuses on the unique mental health needs of ethnic minorities. Four sections cover psychopathology; advances in assessment; advances in treatment; the current state of knowledge including.

Also, many minorities live in rural, isolated areas where access to mental health services is limited. Language is a significant barrier to receiving appropriate mental healthcare. Diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders greatly depends on the ability of the patient to explain their symptoms to their physician and understand steps for.

A report from U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher, M.D., examined mental health care issues among minorities. "The cultures from which people hail affect all aspects of mental health and illness," wrote Satcher in Mental Health: Culture, Race and Ethnicity, a supplement to his Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General.

The current book is an edited text of chapters in which eight chapters were fully written and one co-authored by the editor and almost all by UK psychiatrists, writing from the perspective of their knowledge and experience of the issues in mental health among Britain’s immigrant minorities of Author: Llewellyn Joseph.

Determinants of Minority Mental Health and Wellness complements these approaches by focusing on risk factors, protective factors, and prevention strategies across a wide range of cultural, ethnic, sexual, and other minorities.

Noted contributors examine the roles played by health determinants based on the Bronfenbrenner model, beginning with Author: Sana Loue. The report, “Racial/Ethnic Differences in Mental Health Service Use among Adults,” is based on combined National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) data from to Researchers looked at how often adults in different racial and ethnic groups sought mental health services in the past year.

This new edition of Mental Health in a Multi-Ethnic Society is an authoritative, comprehensive guide on issues around race, culture and mental health service provision.

It has been updated to reflect the changes in the UK over the last ten years and features entirely new chapters by over twenty authors, expanding the range of topics by including issues of particular concern for 5/5(1). Mental health has long been perceived as a taboo subject in the UK, so much so that mental health services have been marginalised within health and social care.

There is even more serious neglect of the specific issues faced by different ethnic minorities. This book uses the rich narratives of the.

As documented in “Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General” 24 and its supplement, “Mental Health, Culture, Race and Ethnicity” 19, racial and ethnic minorities have less access to mental health services than do whites, are less likely to receive needed care and are more likely to receive poor quality care when treated.

“Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General” states: “Despite the existence of effective treatments, disparities lie in the availability, accessibility and quality of mental health services for racial and ethnic minorities.” This report talks about the lack of large-scale research that applies specifically to.

Mental health problems and perspectives of ethnic minorities: introduction / Linda B. Myers --Social network analysis as mental health intervention with African-American adolescents / Deborah L.

Coates --Psychosocial stress, coping, and development of Hispanic immigrant children / Luis M. Laosa --Asian/Pacific-American mental health: some. Mental Health Reform (MHR) in partnership with the Mental Health Commission (MHC).

It is rooted in MHR’s policy position on ethnic minorities and mental health, which was developed on the basis of an international literature review and wide consultation with representatives from a number of ethnic minorityFile Size: KB. People from some black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds are more likely to use crisis mental health care.

Racism, poor mental health services and Author: Samir Jeraj. A new look at racial and ethnic disparities in mental health care. A new book finds racial and ethnic discrepancies have decreased somewhat, but are still substantial. The field of Minority Mental Health promises to produce research which will promote the welfare of ethnic minorities and contribute to the understanding of nonminorities.

Toward this goal, the editors and contributors of Mental Health of Ethnic Minorities review the current state of knowledge as it relates to mental health problems, assessment Pages: The sociological study of the mental health of racial-ethnic minorities addresses issues of core theoretical and empirical concern to the discipline.

Genre/Form: Bibliography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mental health of ethnic minorities. London: Gaskell ; [Washington, D.C.]: distributed in North. Mental Health of Ethnic Minorities by Paul Isaac,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Most alarmingly, a half (49%) say they experience discrimination from mental health staff. There are some slight variations across ethnic groups but the overall picture is constant: discrimination is everywhere. (Ta page 16). Discrimination due to a persons mental ill health can come from society at large as well asFile Size: KB.

The report, Mental Health: Culture, Race and Ethnicity, is a supplement to Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General, released in "Disparities exist in access, utilization and quality of mental health services for racial and ethnic minorities," said U.S.

Surgeon General David M. Satcher, MD, PhD, presenting the report to a packed Author: Daw, Jennifer. A n overwhelming majority of people from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds in the UK living with mental health problems face regular discrimination because of. Aug. 27, (San Francisco) -- It's hard to get good healthcare for mental illness in the U.S.

But racial and ethnic minorities get the least and worst mental health care -- and suffer more Author: Daniel J. Denoon. That awareness galvanized me to ask for a supplemental report on the nature and extent of disparities in mental health care for racial and ethnic minorities and on promising directions for the elimination of these disparities.

This Supplement documents that the science base on racial and ethnic minority mental health is inadequate; the best Cited by:   This combination of disparities leads to racial and ethnic minorities having a higher proportion of unmet mental healthcare needs compared with majority populations.

Inhealth disparities in mental health were highlighted in the Surgeon General’s report on mental health. Ethnic minorities tend to utilize mental health services less frequently than White, middle-class Americans. For Burt, who has claustrophobia, a small dark room creates a small amount of fear, a stairwell creates a bit more fear, and an elevator creates the most fear.

Understanding ethnicity and children's mental health, Mhemooda Malek. The cultural relevance of the mental health disciplines, Begum Maitra. The epidemiology of mental health problems in children and adolescents from ethnic minorities in the UK, Paul Ramchandani.

Meeting the needs of minority ethnic groups, Mhemooda Malek. minority ethnic mental health service users for Lankelly Chase.

The aim was to inform the programme of work currently being developed by Lankelly Chase and its partners the Centre for Mental Health, the Afiya Trust and Mind, to promote lasting positive change in the field of. Mental health problems and perspectives of ethnic minorities: introduction / Linda B.

Myers ; Social network analysis as mental health intervention with African-American adolescents / Deborah L. Coates ; Psychosocial stress, coping, and development of Hispanic immigrant children / Luis M.

Laosa. The cultures of racial and ethnic minorities can impact the types of mental health services they use. Cultural misunderstandings or communication problems between people seeking treatment and service providers may prevent cultural minorities from using services and receiving appropriate care.

Many African Americans—especially the most marginal—suffer from mental health problems and would benefit from timely access to appropriate forms of care.

However, few seek treatment from outpatient providers in the specialty mental health sector and those who do are at risk of dropping out.

African Americans visit providers in the general medical sector, although they use Cited by: the mental health of minority groups, as well as to raise some questions about the appropriateness of racial and ethnic categories used in official statistics.

Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health Assessment and Treatment of Diverse Populations These factors can compound diagnostic formulation and complicate the delivery of mental health services to older minorities.

Many mental disorders that occur among the elderly can be effectively treated, however, and even in the case of disorders such as. Ethnic Minority Mental Health: Contributions and Future Directions of the American Psychological Association by Lillian Comas-Diaz Federal Initiatives in Support of Mental Health Research on Ethnic Minorities by Delores L.

Parron Concluding Comments by Andrew I. Schwebel Indexes. Reviews/Endorsements Reviews. In summary, this book provides a. Inequality and mental health Several carers had noticed that in some psychiatric wards most people were from minority ethnic communities.

Some believed that people from such backgrounds are more likely to be diagnosed with a mental illness, to be given strong medication and to be in and out of hospital a lot (the 'revolving door' syndrome). Recovery, Mental Health and Inequality: Chinese Ethnic Minorities as Mental Health Service Users By Lynn Tang Published by Routledge.

ISBN This book was adapted from the author’s PhD thesis, where she examined mental health recovery in Chinese service users in the UK. health outcomes experienced by black and minority ethnic communities, as well as a number of programmes to tackle these inequalities.

Whilst reviewing all of the evidence is impossible, some of the key issues are summarised below. Different rates of some mental health issues amongst black and minority ethnic communitiesFile Size: KB. The mental health care industry in the United States is trying to close an ongoing gap in treatment quality and availability that disproportionately appears to impact minorities.

Minority Health Determines the Health of the Nation – The United States has become increasingly diverse in the last century. According to the U.S. Census, approximately 36 percent of the population belongs to a racial or ethnic minority group.

Though health indicators such as life expectancy and infant mortality have improved for most. Jasmin Pierre is a certified peer support specialist, certified Mental Health First Aider, mental health advocate, motivational speaker, author of the self help book “A Fight Worth Finishing”, owner of the recovery-based service “A Fight Worth Finishing”, and app developer of the minority mental health app “The Safe Place.”.This chart book reports estimates of mental health service use among adults in the United States within different racial and ethnic groups.

Highlights include past year use of mental health service, use of prescription psychiatric medication, and use of outpatient and inpatient mental health service. Mental Health: Culture, Race, and Ethnicity.

A Supplement to Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General. Rockville, Md, US Department of Health and Human Services, Google Scholar.

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