Understanding Racial / Ethnic Disparities in Youth Mental Health Services Do Disparities Vary by Problem Type ?

@inproceedings{Gudio2008UnderstandingR,
  title={Understanding Racial / Ethnic Disparities in Youth Mental Health Services Do Disparities Vary by Problem Type ?},
  author={Omar G Gudi{\~n}o and Anna S. Lau},
  year={2008}
}
The authors examined racial/ethnic disparities in mental health service use based on problem type (internalizing/externalizing). A diverse sample of youth in contact with public sectors of care and their families provided reports of youth’s symptoms and functional impairment during an initial interview. Specialty and school-based mental health service use during the subsequent 2 years was assessed prospectively. Greater disparities in mental health service receipt were evident for internalizing… CONTINUE READING

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