Mental health service use by Chinese immigrants with severe and persistent mental illness.

@article{Chen2010MentalHS,
  title={Mental health service use by Chinese immigrants with severe and persistent mental illness.},
  author={Alice W. Chen and Armin{\'e}e Kazanjian and Hui Sze Wong and Elliot M. Goldner},
  journal={Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie},
  year={2010},
  volume={55 1},
  pages={35-42}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether recent Chinese immigrants in British Columbia diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness used mental health services at a lower rate than a similar group of nonimmigrants and longer-term immigrants. METHOD Subjects were selected from linked immigration and health administrative databases. Their health service use records for the years 1992 to 2001 were extracted. Rates and rate ratios of use for severe psychiatric disorders for Chinese immigrants and… CONTINUE READING