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Mental health status and needs of the American Indian and Alaska native elderly

TitleMental health status and needs of the American Indian and Alaska native elderly
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication1995
AuthorsManson, SM
Book TitleHandbook on ethnicity, aging, and mental health
Pagination132-141
PublisherGreenwood Press/Greenwood Publishing Group; US
CityWestport, CT
ISBN Number0-313-28204-8 (Hardcover)
Accession NumberBook: 1995-97435-007
Keywords*Demographic Characteristics, *Disorders, *Epidemiology, Aging, American Indians, demographics & epidemiological implications for health & mental health problems, American Indian & Alaska Native elderly, Human Adulthood (18 yrs & older) Aged (65 yrs & older), Inuit, Psychological & Physical Disorders [3200]
Abstract(from the chapter) describes the extent of age-related health and mental health problems among American Indians and Alaska Natives / offers a discussion of the changing demographic composition of the Indian and Alaska Native population and the increasing numbers of individuals living to old age / [present] epidemiologic implications of these trends, anticipating the future physical health, mental health, and social service needs of Indian and Native American elderly (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved).
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