Americans view their mental health

a nationwide interview survey; a report to the staff director, Jack R. Ewalt, 1960 [by] Gerald Gurin, Joseph Veroff [and] Sheila Feld.
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Basic Books , New York
Mental health -- United S
SeriesJoint Commission on Mental Illness and Health. Monograph series, no. 4
LC ClassificationsRA790.7 U5 G8
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Open LibraryOL20912818M

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Many people pray; some go to clergymen, counselors, family doctors, or psychiatrists. The authors warn, however, that there Americans view their mental health book a Americans view their mental health book shortage of trained psychiatricAuthor: Janice Johnston. African Americans may be reluctant to discuss mental health issues and seek treatment because of the shame and stigma associated with such conditions.

Many African Americans also have trouble recognizing the signs and symptoms of mental health conditions, leading to underestimating the effects and impact of mental health conditions. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gurin, Gerald, Americans view their mental health.

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Get this from a library. Americans view their mental health: March-August, [Gerald Gurin; Joseph Veroff; Sheila Feld; University of Michigan. Survey Research Center.] -- Interviews were taken with a national sample of adults.

The questionnaire focused on various areas of life in which problems may be felt - including marriage and parenthood, the work situation. The Spanish language and culture are common bonds for many Hispanic Americans, regardless of whether they trace their ancestry to Africa, Asia, Europe, or the Americas.

The immigrant experience is another common bond. Nevertheless, Hispanic Americans are very heterogeneous in the circumstances of their migration and in other characteristics. To understand their mental health needs, it is. Common mental health conditions among Latinos are generalized anxiety disorder, major depression, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and excessive use of alcohol and drugs.

Additionally, suicide is a concern for Latino youth. While Latino communities show similar susceptibility to mental illness as the general population, unfortunately, we. Indeed, more say their mental health is already suffering (15%) as a result of COVID social distancing than say the same of their physical (6%) or financial health (9%).

Just over one-quarter of Americans (27%) say they can follow social distancing guidelines for "a few more weeks" or "a few more months" before their physical health suffers.

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There have not been many studies about Native American attitudes regarding mental health and mental illness. completeness that frames their views of health and well-being.

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William Lawson, M.D., Ph.D. William Lawson. In a provocative book, The Protest Psychosis, Jonathan Metzl makes the case that the overdiagnosis of schizophrenia in African-American males is a recent phenomenon, emerging out of the civil-rights era of the s, when schizophrenia.

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Slightly more than half (53%) of Americans say that increased police presence would be very effective.

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This action is at the top of the effectiveness list. The only other action that a majority of Americans view as very effective is government spending on mental health screening and treatment -- 50% say this would be very effective. In addition, in AprilMental Health America launched a suite of online mental health screening tools on its website ().

In analyzing a sample of o screens, MHA found that significant percentages of Latino respondents indicated that they would either self-monitor their mental health or seek guidance from a peer.

The study, published in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology, analyzed data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, which has tracked mental health issues in Author: Rob Bailey-Millado. African Americans view the typical psychologist as an older, white male who would be insensitive to the social and economic realities of their lives (Thompson et al., ).

beginning to impact the mental health of many Americans. The survey of more than 2, U.S. adults offers a comprehensive snapshot of the mindset of Americans surrounding mental health during the pandemic.

Key findings included: Many are Concerned With Both Their Physical and Mental Health • 70% of Americans are concerned about their physical. If you or someone you know is struggling with a mental health disorder, visit the National Alliance on Mental Illness website for valuable resources to find help and support, or call the toll-free.

It’s a view shared by Dr. Kenneth Rosenberg, a fellow of the American Psychiatric Assn. and author of a new book and documentary, “Bedlam,” which explores the nation’s mental health crisis. English, Book edition: Americans view their mental health: a nationwide interview survey / Gerald Gurin, Joseph Veroff, Sheila Feld.

Gurin, Gerald, Get this edition. Depression is a scourge that is prevalent in the African-American community. According to the Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health, African-Americans are 10 percent more likely than the general population to experience serious mental health problems.

Although anyone can develop a mental health problem, African-Americans often experience more severe forms of mental health. Howard E. Freeman, "Americans View Their Mental Health. Gerald Gurin, Joseph Veroff, Sheila Feld," American Journal of Sociol no.

5 (Mar., ): Asian Americans are less likely to seek help for their emotional or mental health problems than whites, according to preliminary data from the National Latino and Asian American Study (NLAAS), conducted from May though December the first national study to examine the rates of mental illness and treatment use among a national sampling of three major Asian-American groups.

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Asian-Americans tend to avoid mental health services for other reasons: lack of insurance or access to care, a belief that services are mismatched to their needs, or too few professionals who.

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