Posts Tagged ‘minority mental health’

By On July 23rd, 2013

Research Shows Racial Disparities in Mental Health Care

A new study published in Health Services Research suggests that African-Americans and Latinos receive less adequate mental health care than white citizens receive. “We found that Blacks and Latinos [remain] in care, including using outpatient services and filling psychotropic drugs, for a shorter time than whites,” said lead study author, Benjamin Le Cook, Ph.D. M.P.H.,…

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