African American women and depression: a review and critique of the literature.

@article{Barbee1992AfricanAW,
  title={African American women and depression: a review and critique of the literature.},
  author={Evelyn Barbee},
  journal={Archives of psychiatric nursing},
  year={1992},
  volume={6 5},
  pages={257-65}
}
African American women are often identified as a group at high risk for depression; they are also viewed as either delaying or not seeking treatment for the depression. The assessment, diagnoses, treatment, and prevention of depression in African American women require special sensitivity. To determine whether special sensitivity is shown to this population, this review examines the literature on African American women and depression, and critiques the major scales used in assessing depression… CONTINUE READING

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