Evaluation of a patient activation and empowerment intervention in mental health care.

@article{Alegra2008EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of a patient activation and empowerment intervention in mental health care.},
  author={Margarita Alegr{\'i}a and Antonio J. Polo and Shan Gao and Luz Santana and Dan Rothstein and A{\'i}da Jim{\'e}nez and Mary Lyons Hunter and Frances Mendieta and Vanessa M Oddo and Sharon-Lise T. Normand},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={2008},
  volume={46 3},
  pages={247-56}
}
BACKGROUND Evidence suggests that minority populations have lower levels of attendance and retention in mental health care than non-Latino whites. Patient activation and empowerment interventions may be effective in increasing minority patients' attendance and retention. OBJECTIVES This study developed and evaluated a patient self-reported activation and empowerment strategy in mental health care. RESEARCH DESIGN The Right Question Project-Mental Health (RQP-MH) trainings consisted of 3… CONTINUE READING

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