How often do Chinese Americans stay on treatment after transitioning from outpatient mental health to primary care setting?

Department of Psychiatry, Olive View-UCLA Medical Center, Sylmar, CA 91342, USA.
General hospital psychiatry (Impact Factor: 2.61). 01/2011; 33(1):e5-6. DOI: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2010.09.002
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    • "Low mental health literacy is a significant barrier to quality psychiatric care, especially among limited English proficient immigrants. Due to negative perceptions about psychiatric treatments, Chinese American immigrants are known to underutilize mental health services (Woo and Lo, 2011). A community-based survey of Chinese adults in Canada and the U.S. found that Chinese language newspapers were an important source of health information for Chinese American immigrants, regardless of their English proficiency level (Woodall et al., 2009). "

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    • "Asian Americans are one of the fastest growing groups in the US, particularly in the Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco areas. Despite being labeled as a group of " model minorities, " multiple studies [7] [8] [9] have shown that Asian Americans suffer from equal or higher rates of depression and suicides, but underutilize any type of mental health services, in comparison to the mainstream population. "

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