Prevalence of depression among Asian-Americans.

  title={Prevalence of depression among Asian-Americans.},
  author={Wen-Yan Kuo},
  journal={The Journal of nervous and mental disease},
  volume={172 8},
  • Wen-Yan Kuo
  • Published 1984 in The Journal of nervous and mental disease
The dearth of population-based studies and epidemiological investigations on the mental health problems of Asian-Americans, especially since the change in the immigration laws in 1965, has led to contradictory speculations about the prevalence rates of mental illness and the general mental health status among Asian-Americans, as opposed to other segments of the population. We administered the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression (CES-D) scale to 499 samples drawn from a Northwestern… CONTINUE READING
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