Barriers to Community Mental Health Services for Latinos : Treatment Considerations

  title={Barriers to Community Mental Health Services for Latinos : Treatment Considerations},
  author={Haig Kouyoumdjian and Byron L. Zamboanga and D. J. Hansen},
The underutilization of mental health services by Latinos has been a growing concern in research and clinical practice. This has become increasingly important as the population of Latinos in the United States rapidly rises and the evidence that many are not receiving needed mental health services accumulates. To provide an understanding of the issues, this article provides an overview of risk factors that may infl uence the mental health of Latinos and examines prevalence rates of… CONTINUE READING

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