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Mental Health Status, Need, and Unmet Need for Mental Health Services Among U.S. Pacific Islanders

Description
Study examining mental health needs for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islanders (NHPI) of Marshallese and Samoan descent residing in Los Angeles County and rural Northwest Arkansas. Presents survey data for anxiety, depression, and alcohol use as well as need for, avoidance of, and delay in seeking mental healthcare. Discusses prevalence of these issues among the 223 survey respondents, comparing rural and urban-residing populations and noting disparities by gender.
Author(s)
Andrew M. Subica, Nia Aitaoto, Bruce G. Link, et al.
Citation
Psychiatric Services, 70(7), 578-585
Date
07/2019
Type
Document
Tagged as
Access · Alcohol use · Depression · Health disparities · Mental health · Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Arkansas · California