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  • Cultural psychiatry -- United States.
     
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    Mental health among African Americans : innovations in research and practice / Erlanger A. Turner.
    by Turner, Erlanger A.
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    Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2019]
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  • African Americans -- Mental health.
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  • Cultural psychiatry -- United States.
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    9781498565776 (hardcover)
    1498565778 (hardcover)
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    xii, 96 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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    Ethical dilemmas in psychology -- Discrimination and race-related stress -- The four A's of treatment initiation -- Clinical practice with African American clients -- African American values -- Defining the future of research and clinical practice.
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    In Mental Health among African Americans: Innovations in Research and Practice, Erlanger A. Turner presents a new theoretical framework for understanding mental health disparities that emphasizes the need for culturally sensitive clinical practices and integration of Afrocentric values in order to address the lower rates of African Americans seeking treatment in the United States. Turner traces this reluctance to the unethical scientific research practices that characterized experiments in recent history, like the well-known Tuskegee Syphilis study, and stresses the need for providers to address race-related stress. (Publisher)
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