STIGMA OF MENTAL ILLNESS AMONG AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE NATIONS: HISTORICAL AND CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVES

@article{Grandbois2005STIGMAOM,
  title={STIGMA OF MENTAL ILLNESS AMONG AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE NATIONS: HISTORICAL AND CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVES},
  author={Donna M. Grandbois},
  journal={Issues in Mental Health Nursing},
  year={2005},
  volume={26},
  pages={1001 - 1024}
}
  • D. Grandbois
  • Published 1 January 2005
  • Medicine
  • Issues in Mental Health Nursing
Among American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) people, the concept of mental illness has different meanings and is interpreted in various ways. [] Key Result Importantly, many of these conditions are preventable. The paper concludes with recommendations for a more diverse workforce that will include AIAN mental health professionals who are available to provide culturally competent care to AIAN people in a variety of settings.
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