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Issues in the psychiatric care of American Indian and Alaska Native elders

TitleIssues in the psychiatric care of American Indian and Alaska Native elders
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication1994
AuthorsThompson, JW
Book TitleEthnic minority elderly: A task force report of the American Psychiatric Association
Pagination91-113
PublisherAmerican Psychiatric Publishing, Inc ; US
CityArlington, VA
ISBN Number0-89042-247-8 (Hardcover)
Accession NumberBook: 1993-98864-004
Keywords*American Indians, *Inuit, *Psychiatry, Health & Mental Health Treatment & Prevention [3300], Human Adulthood (18 yrs & older) Aged (65 yrs & older), issues in psychiatric care, American Indian & Alaska Native elderly, annotated bibliography
Abstract(from the chapter) although it has improved over the last decade, the literature on the Indian [and Native Alaskan] elder in general, and that relating to psychiatric illness . . . in particular, remains sparse / [examine the existing literature on the psychiatric care of American Indian and Alaska Native elderly] diagnostic differences / health and mortality issues / presentation of psychiatric disorders / special areas of concern / family and support issues / barriers to care / clinical treatment issues / [annotated bibliography] (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved).
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