Telepsychiatry-based Cultural Sensitivity Collaborative Treatment is a promising and effective model to improve treatment of depression in underserved racial and ethnic minority populations. Details here.
Albert Yeung, MD, ScD
Compared with other ethnic groups, Asian Americans underuse mental health services, resulting in delayed treatment and higher attrition rates. A report by the surgeon general states that the underutilization is because of the shortage of bilingual services, the low percentage of health care insurance coverage, and the Asian American tradition of using mental health treatment only as a last resort.