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Ethnic Psychiatry

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1. Introduction.- Ethnicity.- Social Class and Ethnicity.- Race.- Minorities.- Group Differences and Mental Health.- References.- 2. The Mental Health of Black Americans: Psychiatric Diagnosis and Treatment.- Diagnosis, Myths, and Stereotypes.- Problems Related to Treatment.- Folk Medicine Healing.- Special Problems Related to the Treatment of Black Patients.- Special Problems Related to Somatic Therapy.- Summation.- References.- 3. Hispanics: Psychiatric Issues.- Cultural Considerations.- Clinical Diagnosis and Psychopathology.- Therapy.- Conclusion.- References.- 4. Therapy for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.- The Asian American and Pacific Islander Experience.- The Chinese Experience.- Impact of the Anti-Chinese Legislative Acts.- Mental Health: Myths and Realities.- Mental Health Needs of Chinese Americans.- Deviant Behavior in Chinese.- The Filipino Experience.- The Filipino Community in the United States.- Mental Health Problems of Filipinos.- Mental Health of Filipino Americans.- Summary Statement for All Asian Americans.- The Importance of Generation.- Mental Health Needs of Asian Americans.- Variations According to Ethnicity.- Difference of the Generations of Asians and Pacific Islanders.- Tests, Rating Scales, and Interview Schedules.- Alternative Services.- Rehabilitation Services for Asians and Pacific Islanders.- Community Outreach.- Campaigns to Improve Acceptability of Services.- Research in Asian and Pacific Islander Populations.- The Use of Native Healers and Indigenous Methods.- Summary.- Therapy with Filipino Patients.- Therapy with Korean Patients.- Therapy with Japanese Patients.- Therapy with Chinese Patients.- Therapy with Vietnamese Patients.- Therapy with Samoans.- References.- 5. An Integrative Approach to American Indian Mental Health.- Precontact Period.- The Manifest Destiny Era: 1492-1890.- The Assimilation Era: 1890-1970.- Indian Self-Determination.- Today's Mental Health Problems and Programs in American Indian Communities.- "Traditional" Definitions of Sickness and Types of Healing.- Benefits of Integration.- Methods of Integration.- Future Directions.- Appendix (Chronology).- References.

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