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African American Women's Health and Social Issues by
Call Number: RA 448.5 .N4 A445 2006 (Wake-North)
Publication Date: 2006-07-01
Written by a team of experts, including doctors, nurses, social workers, psychologists, and chemists, this updated edition of this handbook focuses on the diseases that pose the greatest threat to African American women today. Topics include African American women and heart disease, sickle cell, breast cancer, diabetes, HIV and AIDS, as well as mental illness. Social issues that affect health are examined, including poverty, homelessness, stress, racism, sexism, and treatment disparities.
Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health by
Call Number: Online
Publication Date: 2000-03-16
Clinicians and mental health practitioners are regularly called upon to treat patients of diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Not only do these patients differ from Anglos in culture and language, but also in customs, beliefs, values, and practices. Understanding these differences is vital to performing an accurate diagnosis/assessment of psychopathology as well as in determining an effective treatment regimen. This book provides vital information to clinicians worldwide in bettering their treatment of diverse populations. Each chapter identifies relevant cultural variables specific to each racial/ethnic group, along with ethnocultural measures and their relevant psychometric properties.
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Reclaiming Our Health : A Guide to African American Wellness
According to the federal Office of Minority Health, African Americans "are affected by serious diseases and health conditions at far greater rates than other Americans." In this important and accessible book, Dr. Michelle Gourdine provides African Americans with the knowledge and guidance they need to take charge of their well-being. Access via Ebook Central.
Multicultural Gender Roles : Applications for Mental Health and Education
" Multicultural Gender Roles continues to advance multidimensional identity models. Each data-informed chapter introduces genuine reflections and accountings that lead to a proposed process model highlighting the complexities of negotiating gender roles, rules, and responsibilities for ethnic minority individuals." --Patricia Arredondo, President, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Chicago Campus
Health Care Disparities and the LGBT Population
This volume’s research will increase people’s understanding of the social and structural inequalities that LGBT populations experience. With its diverse perspectives, this book will not only benefit LGBT people, but will also more broadly improve the lives of entire communities, medical care, and prevention programs and services. Available via Ebook Central.
Reproductive Justice : The Politics of Health Care for Native American Women
In Reproductive Justice, sociologist Barbara Gurr provides the first analysis of Native American women's reproductive healthcare and offers a sustained consideration of the movement for reproductive justice in the United States. Available via Ebook Central.