Assessing the Mental Health Needs and Barriers to Care Among a Diverse Sample of Asian American Older Adults

@inproceedings{Sorkin2010AssessingTM,
  title={Assessing the Mental Health Needs and Barriers to Care Among a Diverse Sample of Asian American Older Adults},
  author={Dara H. Sorkin and Hannah T Nguyen and Quyen Ngo-Metzger},
  booktitle={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
  year={2010}
}
Asian Americans represent a mix of cultures and immigration experiences, which may put them differentially at risk for mental health problems. Yet, little is known about the mental health needs of older adults from various Asian subgroups compared to non-Hispanic whites. To compare the prevalence rates of mental distress of Chinese, Filipino, South Asian, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese older adults (aged 55 and older) to that of non-Hispanic whites; and to examine subgroup differences in… CONTINUE READING
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