Ethnic minorities

Jeanne Miranda, William Lawson, Javier Escobar, Mark S. Bauer, Martha Bruce, Mary Durham, Daniel Ford, Kimberly Hoagwood, Sarah Horwitz, Lydia Lewis, Thomas McGuire, Harold Pincus, Richard Scheffler, William Smith, Jürgen Unützer

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Ethnic minorities have relatively similar rates of mood disorders as do white Americans, but they are much less likely to receive appropriate care. Barriers to care include lack of insurance, few minority providers' racism, and distrust of care providers. A priority in research is identifying practice interventions and policies that could eliminate disparities in care.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)231-237
Number of pages7
JournalMental Health Services Research
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 2002
Externally publishedYes


  • Depression
  • Disparities
  • Ethnic minorities
  • Race

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health Policy


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