ERIC Number: ED161963
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
The Ethno-Cultural Factor in Mental Health: A Literature Review and Bibliography.
Giordano, Joseph; Giordano, Grace Pineiro
This review and bibliography, which contains almost 500 entries, is designed to give specialists as well as students a broad perspective on the work that has been done in the area of ethno-cultural factors in mental health. Topical subdivisions include: (1) ethnicity and pluralism; (2) the conceptual context of ethnicity; (3) ethnic factors in mental illness; (4) immigration, migration, and mental health; (5) perception of illness and utilization of services; (6) cultural barriers in treatment; (7) effects of racism; and (8) community links and organizational strategies for improving mental health. A cross-reference guide is also included to help locate a particular reference. (Author/EB)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences, Cultural Pluralism, Ethnic Groups, Ethnicity, Literature Reviews, Mental Health, Minority Groups, Racial Discrimination, Racism, Social Discrimination, Social Influences
Institute on Pluralism and Group Identity, American Jewish Committee, 165 East 56th Street, New York, New York 10022 ($1.75)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Maurice and Laura Falk Foundation, Pittsburgh, PA.
Authoring Institution: American Jewish Committee, New York, NY. Inst. on Pluralism and Group Identity.