ERIC Number: ED266199
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Southeast Asian Mental Health: Treatment, Prevention, Services, Training and Research.
Owan, Tom Choken, Ed.
This sourcebook contains 19 papers which discuss the mental health service needs of Southeast Asian refugees in the United States. The volume is divided into five sections: Treatment; Prevention; Services; Training; and Research. The papers (and their authors) are: (1) "Psychiatric Care for Southeast Asians: How Different Is Different?" (Tran Minh Tung); (2) "The Role of Culture in the Mental Health Treatment of Indochinese Refugees" (Hideki A. Ishisaka, Quynh T. Nguyen, and Joseph T. Okimoto); (3) "Mental Health of Southeast Asian Refugees: Observations Over Two Decades From Laos and the United States" (Joseph Westermeyer); (4) "Mental Health Treatment Issues for Southeast Asian Refugee Children" (Jean E. Carlin and Burton Z. Sokoloff); (5) "Overview of Clinical Issues in the Treatment of Southeast Asian Refugees" (J. David Kinzie); (6) "Southeast Asian Mental Health: Transition From Treatment Services to Prevention--A New Direction" (Tom Choken Owan); (7) "Preventive Intervention Research: A New Beginning" (Morton M. Silverman); (8) "Mental Health and Prevention Activities Targeted to Southeast Asian Refugees" (Bruce Thowpaou Bliatout, Rath Ben, Vinh The Do, Kham One Keopraseuth, Hollis Yap Bliatout, and David Tsanh-Tsing Lee); (9) "Southeast Asian Mutual Assistance Associations: An Approach for Community Development" (Le Xuan Khoa and Diana D. Bui); (10) "Alternative Mental Health Services Models in Asian/Pacific Communities" (Kenji Murase, Janey Egawa, and Nathaniel Tashima); (11) "Mental Health Services for Refugees and Immigrants in Canada" (San Duy Nguyen); (12) "A Community-Based Mental Health Service to Southeast Asian Refugees" (Rodger G. Lum); (13) "Inpatient Psychiatric Services for Southeast Asian Refugees" (Evelyn Lee); (14) "An Indochinese Mental Health Service Model in San Francisco" (Reiko Homma True); (15) "Training for Mental Health Service Providers to Southeast Asian Refugees: Models, Strategies, and Curricula" (Herbert Z. Wong); (16) "Mental Health and Refugee Youths: A Model for Diagnostic Training" (Jeanne F. Nidorf); (17) "Mental Health and the Refugee Experience: A Comparative Study of Southeast Asian Refugees" (Ruben G. Rumbaut); (19) "Research Concerns Associated with the Study of Southeast Asian Refugees" (William T. Liu and Freda Cheung); and (19) "Studying Vietnamese Refugees: Methodological Lessons in Transcultural Research" (Elena S. H. Yu). Supplementary statistical tables are included in an appendix. (KH)
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Refugee Resettlement (DHHS), Washington, DC.; National Inst. of Mental Health (DHHS), Rockville, MD.