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Asian American Mental Health

Assessment Theories and Methods (International and Cultural Psychology)

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Clinical psychology,
  • Psychiatry,
  • Psychological testing & measurement,
  • Psychology,
  • Ethnic Studies - Asian American Studies,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / General,
  • Asian Americans,
  • Mental Health,
  • Mental health services

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsKaren Kurasaki (Editor), Sumie Okazaki (Editor), Stanley Sue (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9890450M
    ISBN 100306472686
    ISBN 109780306472688

    Asian American Mental Health is a state-of-the-art compendium of the conceptual issues, empirical literature, methodological approaches, and practice guidelines for conducting culturally informed assessments of Asian Americans, and for assessing provider cultural competency within individuals and.


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"Laura Uba's Asian Americans: Personality Patterns, Identity, and Mental Health is a worthy successor to Sue and Morishima's Mental Health of Asian Americans. It is comprehensive in scope, scholarly in coverage, and rich in clinical by: Asian American Mental Health is a state-of-the-art compendium of the conceptual issues, empirical literature, methodological approaches, and practice guidelines for conducting culturally informed assessments of Asian Americans, and for assessing provider cultural competency within individuals and systems.

It is the first of its kind on Asian cturer: Springer. Critical health/mental health concerns facing Asian Americans, including cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and Alzheimer’s. Issues in health care delivery: access, quality, and end-of-life care. Social advocacy, health, and the Asian-American community.

Complementary and alternative medicine : Hardcover. The book opens with the cornerstones of Asian American psychology, including Asian American history and research methods. Part 2 addresses how Asian Americans balance multiple worlds with topics such as racial identity, acculturation, and religion/5(6).

Understanding and Addressing the Stigma in Mental Health Within the Asian and Asian-American Culture: /ch Mental health stigma can be defined as the display of negative attitudes, based on prejudice and misinformation, in response to a marker of illness.

StigmaCited by: 1. Reflecting on her professional experience, Kim said many Asian-American parents may be worried about how mental health issues reflect on a.

Mental Health Among Asian-Americans. Recent data collected from the National Latino and Asian American Study (NLAAS) found that Asian Americans have a percent overall lifetime rate of any psychiatric disorder and a percent month rate, yet Asian Americans are three times less likely to seek mental health services than Whites.

Asian-Americans report fewer mental health conditions than their white counterparts. However, they are more likely to consider and attempt suicide. There are several barriers to this population seeking help from mental health professionals, including language barriers.

There is little data on depression in the South Asian community. According to the Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF), South Asian Americans. Traditional beliefs about mental health In the traditional beliefsystem, mental illnesses are caused by a lack of harmony of emotions or,sometimes, by evil spirits.

Mental wellness occurs when psychological andphysiologic functions are integrated. Some elderly Asian Americans share theBuddhist belief that problems in this life are most likely related totransgressions committed in a past by: In sum, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are not heavily represented in many of the groups known to have high need for mental health care.

However, many do experience difficulties, such as the lack of English proficiency, acculturative stress, prejudice, discrimination, and racial hate crimes, which place them at risk for emotional and behavioral problems.

On Asian Americans and Mental Health by Frances Tao at University of California, Riverside School of Medicine This piece is part of  in-Training  Mental Health Week. Growing up in an Asian-American immigrant household, I frequently encountered and grappled with my parents’ reserved manner of expressing themselves.

Mental and Behavioral Health - Asian Americans. Suicide was the leading cause of death for Asian Americans, ages 15 to 24, in 1 Asian American females, in gradeswere 20 percent more likely to attempt suicide as compared to non-Hispanic white female students, in The best books on The Asian American Experience 1 The Fortune Cookie Chronicles by Jennifer Lee.

2 Pyongyang by Guy Delisle. 3 After the Morning Calm. 4 The Wind-up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami. 5 Yellow by D Lee. 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.

Founded in by a group of Asian American psychologists and other mental health professionals in the San Francisco Bay Area, the mission of the Asian American Psychological Association is to advance the mental health and well-being of Asian American communities through research, professional practice, education, and policy.

Cheung FK: The mental health status of Asian Americans. Clinical PsychologistGoogle Scholar. Bui KV, Takeuchi DT: Ethnic minority adolescents and the use of community mental health care services.

American Journal of Community PsychologyCrossref, Medline, Google Scholar. Lin TY: Psychiatry and Chinese Cited by: Asian American Mental Health is a state-of-the-art compendium of the conceptual issues, empirical literature, methodological approaches, and practice guidelines for conducting culturally informed assessments of Asian Americans, and for assessing provider cultural competency within individuals and systems.

It is the first of its kind on Asian Americans. Burdened with Worry: How the Pressure to Succeed Can Affect Asian American Students. Septem by [email protected] Staff When Amy Chua published “ The Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother ” ina book about how she raised two high-achieving daughters — both were on their way to Harvard, with an impressive roster of activities that included excelling at piano and.

Other examples of a specialty books include Kurasaki, Okazaki, and Sue's () volume entitled Asian American Mental Health: Assessment Theories and Methods. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [2], in general Asian Americans report fewer mental health concerns than do whites.

However: percent of Asian American high school students report considering suicide, versus percent of whites. percent of Asian American high school students report having attempted. Tewari will be serving as the Vice President of the Asian American Psychological Association for the term and continues to focus on Asian American mental health issues while being married and raising her two children.

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.

Dr. Nolan Zane, psychologist and director of the Asian American Center on Disparities Research, describes a paradigm for Asian American mental health research.

Zane uses key examples of face. There is a powerful stigma surrounding mental illness in Asian American communities which is causing a crisis for their mental health. In a study of Asian Americans’ use of mental health services, participants said the primary factor preventing their use of mental health services was due to it being looked down on in their communities.

The authors of the book, who worked with a collective of Asian American students at Harvard, are Christine R. Yano, a professor of anthropology at the University of Hawai‘i, and Neal K. Adolph Akatsuka, coordinator of publications and programs at Harvard's Mahindra Humanities Center.

Yano answered questions about the book via email. Asian American Mental Health is a critical review of the literature and arose from a conference held in that explored the state of the art of the assessment of the mental health of Asian Americans. For the most part, the individual chapters are very good, although a few are uneven and difficult to by: 2.

Asian-American’s powerful debut novel depicts Chinese sisters’ solidarity in the face of mental illness Mira T. Lee’s first book, following several years of short story writing, places her among. Introduction. According to the US census, there are, approximately, 12 million Asian-American Pacific Islanders (AAPI) living in the US.1 Although this represents approximately five percent of the general population, growth of AAPI increased by 50 percent as compared to 13 percent for the entire country (Table 1).AAPI are distributed throughout the country but the highest density is.

Grace J. Yoo MPH, Ph.D is a sociologist and professor of Asian American Studies in the College of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State research interests are understanding social support needs on a wide range of health care issues impacting Asian Americans including cancer control and cancer survivorship, management of chronic illnesses, aging and caregiving and health care access.

SAMHAJ (Understanding Mental Health) provides education, support and advocacy for South Asians affected by serious mental illness. South Asians of Asian Indian and Pakistani origin, as well as those from Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, and the Maldives are welcome to seek support and information from SAMHAJ.

Han, who spent 20 years as a mental health counselor at several American universities, believes that the alarming rate of depression-related suicides among college-age Asian-American.

About the Annual Convention: Each year, AAPA holds a national convention. This event features presentations by researchers, practitioners and policy-makers and provides an educational forum on issues in Asian American psychology and Asian American mental health. Women of Color Health Data Book, Fourth Edition, is the most up-to-date resource informing health care providers and researchers in biomedicine and health policy about the unique health features of File Size: 2MB.

to Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General. Rockville (MD): Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration); Aug. Chapter 5 Mental Health Care (US for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Retrieved Februfrom. Asian American Mental Properly being is a state-of-the-paintings compendium of the conceptual factors, empirical literature, methodological approaches, and comply with ideas for conducting culturally educated assessments of Asian Individuals, and for assessing supplier cultural competency inside individuals and.

Scientific research shows the severity of mental health issues among Asian Americans. Studies have found a few common causes — shame, fear, and avoidance, all. Three decades of research on mental health show that Asian Americans exhibit large numbers of depressive symptoms, especially when compounded with factors such as stress [1].

Suicide is the fifth-leading cause of death among this population, as compared to the ninth-leading cause of death among Non-Hispanic white Americans[2]. Percent of persons all ages in fair or poor health: % Source: Summary Health Statistics Tables for the U.S. Population: National Health Interview Survey,Table P-1c.

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Asian-Americans are the fastest growing racial demographic in the United States and are also very diverse, representing 43 ethnicities and speaking over a languages. Elizabeth J. Kramer of Charles B. Wang Community Health Center in New York claims “saving face,” a sense of shame and other cultural pressures prevent adequate mental health treatment in the instances of illness.

According to the American Psychological Association, Asian Americans are three times less likely to seek mental health services compared to whites. “Unwillingness to talk about mental Author: Agnes Constante.Immigration-related factors are associated with mental disorders among Asian Americans, but the associations are complex and intriguing.

Asian men and women differ in the association between immigration-related variables and mental disorders. Nativity is the most stable predictor of mental disorders for by: Symptoms, Presentation, and Meaning.

The symptoms of mental disorders are found worldwide. They cluster into discrete disorders that are real and disabling (U.S.

Department of Health and Human Services [DHHS], ).As noted in Chapter 1, mental disorders are defined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders(American Psychiatric Association [APA], ).