Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 396
Weight: 703 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 23 mm
Edition: 1st Edition. 2nd Printing. 2009
From the reviews:
"The 18 chapters of this volume examine and critique current research as part of their discussion of the methods and issues that concern mental health assessment and treatment of minorities. ... Throughout, the authors address each topic by offering broader, often theoretical approaches to the question of ethnicity and what constitutes minority culture. ... This volume will be a valuable resource for social workers, therapists, and anyone working in public health." (SciTech Book News, March, 2009)
"This book presents a comprehensive review of determinants of minority mental health and wellness from a multilevel perspective. ... Graduate students and researchers/clinicians appear to be the intended audience. The book covers a wide range of important, specific issues and factors related to the determinants of minority mental health in the U.S." (Amy E Harley, Doody's Review Service, May, 2009)"Sana Loue and Martha Sajatovic have gathered a collection of chapters addressing mental health and illness in diverse groups of persons of color and highlight mental wellness. Health (a state of being) and wellness (the process of pursuing that state) are clearly defined, with individual and systemic barriers to wellness emphasized. ... Determinants of Minority Mental Health and Wellness provides an adequate review of the area. ... the book is well written and reasonably presented ... ." (Carl C. Bell, Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol. 303 (6), 2010)
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