Race/Ethnicity, Parent-Identified Emotional Difficulties, and Mental Health Visits Among California Children

  title={Race/Ethnicity, Parent-Identified Emotional Difficulties, and Mental Health Visits Among California Children},
  author={MPH Jim E. Banta and MSW Sigrid James and Mark G. Haviland and Ronald Max Andersen},
  journal={The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research},
Variability in mental health services utilization by race/ethnicity was evaluated with a Behavioral Model approach. Subjects were 17,705 children 5 to 11 years of age in the 2005, 2007, and 2009 California Health Interview Surveys. Parents identified minor emotional difficulties in 18.7% of these children (ranging from 14.8% in Asians to 24.4% in African Americans) and definite or severe difficulties in 7.4% (5.5% in Asians to 9.7% in “other race”). Overall, 7.6% of children had at least one… CONTINUE READING
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