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Use of mental health services by American Indian and Alaska Native elders

TitleUse of mental health services by American Indian and Alaska Native elders
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication1995
AuthorsBarney, DD
Book TitleHandbook on ethnicity, aging, and mental health
PublisherGreenwood Press/Greenwood Publishing Group; US
CityWestport, CT
ISBN Number0-313-28204-8 (Hardcover)
Accession NumberBook: 1995-97435-011
Keywords*Health Care Utilization, *Mental Health Services, *Prediction, American Indians, Health & Mental Health Services [3370], Human Adulthood (18 yrs & older) Aged (65 yrs & older), Inuit, prediction of mental health service utilization, American Indian & Alaska Native 55 yr olds & older
Abstract(from the chapter) identify [patterns of] use [of mental health services] by examining factors that best predict mental health service use among urban and reservation American Indian and Alaska Native elders [65 yrs and older] data and variable selection for this chapter derive from the original OARS [Older American Resources and Services] data collected by NICOA [National Indian Council on Aging] in 1981 / data were collected over a 2 yr period on a total of 361 variables / a cluster-type probability sample of 712 older American Indians and Alaska Natives was selected / in the NICOA study, Indian/Native elders were administered [OARS] (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved).
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