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Health issues for minority adolescents

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Minority teenagers -- Medical care -- United States,
    • Minority teenagers -- Health and hygiene -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Marjorie Kagawa-Singer ... [et al.].
      SeriesChild, youth, and family services
      ContributionsKagawa-Singer, Marjorie, 1947-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRJ102 .H39 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxviii, 273 p. :
      Number of Pages273
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL805387M
      ISBN 100803227329
      LC Control Number95041942
      OCLC/WorldCa33163039

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Adolescents are an underserved group in terms of health care. Poor and minority youth are particularly shortchanged in our current system. In view of the high incidence of many medical and psychological syndromes associated with poverty and discrimination, this situation is paradoxical. "Adolescents are an underserved group in terms of health care.

Poor and minority youth are particularly shortchanged in our current system. In view of the high incidence of many medical and psychological syndromes associated with poverty and discrimination, this situation is paradoxical."--BOOK JACKET. Health Issues for Minority Adolescents (Child, Youth, & Family Services): Medicine & Health Science Books @ ed by: Three aspects of [this book] set it apart from other volumes on adolescent health (a) the level of detail used to describe prevention and intervention programs; (b) its description of health-enhancing, not just health-compromising behaviors; and (c) the unique focus on the health behavior of minority : Health Issues for Minority Adolescents.

Summary Note: summary text provided by external source. This book examines both common and unique health issues associated with a number of different groups--African-American, Latino, Native American, Asian-American, and Hawaiian--and explores the role of traditional and nontraditional treatments for.

"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.".

Adolescents are an underserved group in terms of health care. Poor and minority youth are particularly shortchanged in our current system. In view of the high incidence of many medical and psychological syndromes associated with poverty and discrimination, this situation is : $ Mental Health Services for Minority Ethnic Children and Adolescents (Child and Adolescent Mental Health) - Kindle edition by Joughin, Carol, Malek, Mhemooda.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Mental Health Services for Minority Ethnic Children and Adolescents (Child and Adolescent Price: $ This book was developed in response to this need.

Its chief objective is to present recent theoretical, conceptual, and methodological advances in the study of ethnicity and development during adolescence. The chapters address fundamental and enduring issues concerning the incorporation of ethnicity into research designs.

Ed Marjorie Kagawa-Singer, Phyllis A Katz, Dalmas A Taylor, Judith H M Vanderryn University of Nebraska Press, £, pp ISBN 0 9 The subject of adolescent health is complex and far reaching, and there is a lack of systematic data.

I was therefore not surprised that the contributors to Health Issues for Minority Adolescents had difficulty in obtaining statistics to answer the Author: Surya Bhate.

Mental health professionals have increasingly recognized the benefits of promoting adolescents' strengths and resiliencies in clinical practice. In particular, shifting from a deficit to strength-based focus in assessment can enhance the therapeutic rapport and provide a more comprehensive description of the competencies needed to successfully.

Introduction. Despite the enormous toll that mental health problems take on the well-being of youth and families ($ billion annually) 1 disparities in access to and intensity of quality mental health services appear to persist for racial/ethnic minority children, who are more likely to receive less and inferior health services as compared to non-Latino white peers.

2 This has raised serious Cited by:   Book Review; Published: 01 September ; Health Issues for Minority Adolescents. Roberto E Torres Journal of Public Health Policy vol Cited by:   Growing up is never easy.

Among the many challenges that adolescents face is the development of sexual orientation and identity. Nonetheless, because young people are often perceived as healthy, they have been largely neglected in global public health, as detailed in a study by Fiona Gore and colleagues in The Lancet today.

The number of adolescents ages who experienced a major depressive episode was higher in than in any year in the previous decade - PDF. Common mental health disorders in adolescence include those related to anxiety, depression, attention deficit-hyperactivity, and eating.

1, 2. Examples include generalized anxiety disorder, post Author: Office of Adolescent Health. Adolescent health is starting to attract the attention it deserves, and is increasingly prominent in global health initiatives.

This includes the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health, areas such as mental health (young people’s mental health is the theme of ’s World Mental Health Day on 10 October) and management of sexually transmitted infections.

Health Disparities in Missouri () and Data Book 2: Hispanics: Minority Health Disparities in Missouri (). establishment of the Minority Health Issues Task Force. As a result of this meeting, inthe first Adolescents (Age ) File Size: 2MB.

Get this from a library. Mental health services for minority ethnic children and adolescents. [Mhemooda Malek; Carol Joughin;] -- Bringing together current research on mental health services for children from minority ethnic backgrounds, this much-needed resource.

Bringing together current research on mental health services for children from minority ethnic backgrounds, this much-needed resource provides guidance for both practice and policy. In the light of their interviews with child and adolescent mental health managers about their approaches to service development, the authors argue that the delivery of effective services can be achieved only by.

Social media is at the heart of children’s and young people’s lives. It is intimately entwined with mental health issues and can be both a blessing and a curse. Principal Findings. After adjustment for confounding variables using multivariate analysis, statistically significant disparities were found between poor adolescents and their counterparts in middle- and higher-income families for three of four health status measures, six of eight measures of access to and satisfaction with care, and for six of nine indicators of access to and use of medical Cited by: Knowledge and appreciation of such cultural definitions are as important to effective assessment and treatment of mental health issues with racial/ethnic minority groups as clinical training.

African American, American Indian, Asian American, and Latino cultures each have unique perspectives on the meaning of being a woman and being a man. `Overall the book is a useful addition to the literature on BME (black and minority ethnic) mental health and is appropriate for practitioners working in all areas of mental health.

The key issues raised and recommendations made for developing a more appropriate and culturally competent CAMHS (child and adolescent mental health services.

Although both sessions addressed many issues that affect the general adolescent population, each had a particular focus on the needs of special adolescent populations, such as adolescents in foster care or the juvenile justice system, adolescents from minority racial or ethnic populations, homeless or disabled adolescents, and others.

Buy Mental Health Services for Minority Ethnic Children and Adolescents (Child and Adolescent Mental Health) by Mhemooda Malek and Carol Joughin (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Paperback. Health disparities affecting disadvantaged racial and ethnic groups of adolescents globally lead to health ineq-uities that are adversely affecting health care quality, cost, and outcomes for a growing number of adolescents and young adults.

These systematic differences can be impacted to improve the health and well-being of all adolescents. CHALLENGES, LIMITATIONS, AND SUCCESSES The committee was challenged in addressing the above issues because (1) the relevant data and scientific literature are limited in a number of key areas; (2) a broad diversity of profiles characterizes adolescents aged 10â 19 in the United States; (3) the health status of adolescents is defined by.

Despite increasing attention from health care professionals, schools, and parents, the mental health of gender minority (i.e., transgender and gender non Cited by: 1.

Health disparities are preventable differences in the burden of disease, injury, violence, or opportunities to achieve optimal health that are experienced by socially disadvantaged populations.

1 Populations can be defined by factors such as race or ethnicity, gender, education or income, disability, geographic location (e.g., rural or urban), or sexual orientation.

Stigma and the Reluctance to Address Mental Health Issues in Minority Communities the book explores issues such as the notion of interiority and exteriority in psychotherapy, racism in the Author: Gary Kreps.

Adolescents who are members of ethnic minority groups constitute a large and ever increasing proportion of the population.

While the information base regarding mental health problems and mental health services utilization in adolescents in general is slowly increasing, relatively little knowledge has accumulated about the particular needs and practices of youth of by: The book is an analysis of urban minority adolescents receiving outpatient mental health services in Newark, NJ.

She publishes in the fields of social work, psychology, and psychiatry. Because the two shared an interest in ethnic minorities, immigrant children, and families with mental health challenges, they decided to collaborate.

A sexual minority is a group whose sexual identity, orientation or practices differ from the majority of the surrounding society.

Primarily used to refer to LGB individuals, it can also refer to transgender, genderqueer (including third gender) or intersex individuals.

Variants such as GSM ("Gender and Sexual Minorities"), GSSM ("Gender, Sexual and Sexuality Minorities") GSRM ("Gender, Sexual.

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Children and adolescents involved with child welfare, especially those who are removed from their family of origin and placed in out-of-home care, often present with complex and serious physical, mental health, developmental, and psychosocial problems rooted in childhood adversity and trauma.

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Women of Color Health Data Book: Adolescents to Seniors. Leigh, Wilhelmina A.; Lindquist, Malinda A. This publication recognizes the importance of women's health, and more specifically, the role of culture, ethnicity, race, socioeconomic background, geographic location, and other social and economic factors in contributing to health by: () - Racial and ethnic minority children and adolescents with cancer have a higher risk of death than non-Hispanic white children and adolescents, with evidence for larger disparities in survival for more treatable cancers, finds a new study from the.

Although anyone can develop a mental health problem, African Americans sometimes experience more severe forms of mental health conditions due to unmet needs and other barriers. According to the Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health, African Americans are 10% more likely to experience serious psychological distress.

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Our statistical products cover a wide variety of health topics suitable for community health assessments, research, and public inquiry.Abstract Depression, sadness, low self-esteem, and self-harm affect a substantial number of young people in North America.

However, the prevalence of these symptoms has been found to be consistently higher for sexual minority (i.e., lesbian, gay, bisexual) populations. In this study, we traced the trends and disparities in mental health, including self-harm, forgone mental health [ ]. Providers can optimize care for high-risk adolescents by understanding the health risks among the 1 million US adolescents who interact with the justice system each year.

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