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Author Griffith, Ezra E. H

Title Black Mental Health : Patients, Providers, and Systems
Published Washington, D.C. : American Psychiatric Association Publishing, 2018


Description 1 online resource (384 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Introduction: Framing the Text; PART I Reflections; 1 The Welcome Table in the Workplace; 2 Call to Public Service; 3 Long Journey to the Top of the Psychiatric Ladder; 4 Bridging the Gap: Challenges for Mental Health Policy, Research, and Practice; 5 Black Psychiatrists of 1969 Survey the Scene, Then and Now; PART II Patient Care; 6 Black Americans and Public Sector System-Design Strategies Promoting Health Equity; 7 African Americans and the Criminal Justice System
8 Black International Medical Graduates and the Care of Black Patients9 Providing High-Quality Psychiatric Care for Black Children and Youth; 10 Black Women and Mental Health: Psychosocial Realities and Clinical Considerations; 11 Young Minority Fathers: Harbingers of Promise for Their Children; 12 Black Elders of the Twenty-First Century; 13 Black Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Identities and Mental Health; 14 Adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in African American Populations; 15 Psychotherapy With African Americans and People of African Descent
16 Biological Therapies and Black Patients17 The Black Church and Mental Health; PART III Training of Black Mental Health Care Providers; 18 Psychiatric Training and Black Mental Health; 19 A Seat at the Psychiatric Table: Increasing the Workforce Presence of Blacks; 20 Addressing the Mental Health Needs of African American Youth in the New Millennium: Intersections and Visions for the Future; 21 Training in the Effects of Implicit Racial Bias on Black Health; 22 Historically Black Colleges and Universities and African American Psychiatry: Past, Present, and Future
PART IV Psychiatric Research and Blacks23 The Importance of "Bent Nail" Research for African American Populations; 24 Racism and Mental Health: Pathways, Evidence, and Needed Research; 25 Toward a Liberation Psychiatry: Contributions from the Psychology of Place; 26 The "New" Epidemic: Trauma Among Urban Adolescents Living in Poverty; 27 Addiction, Drug Policy, and Black Clinical Innovations; PART V Conclusion; 28 Conclusion: Toward a Revised Vision of Black Mental Health; Index; Back Cover
Summary The experiences of both black patients and the black mental health professionals who serve them are analyzed against the backdrop of the cultural, societal, and professional forces that have shaped their place in this specialized health care arena
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Subject African Americans -- Healthcare Disparities -- Ethnology
Psychiatry -- Health Personnel -- Mental health services -- United States
United States
Form Electronic book
Author Jones, Billy E
Stewart, Altha J
ISBN 9781615372102