Author | Joseph A. Flaherty, MD

Articles

Therapist-Patient Race and Sex Matching: Predictors of Treatment Duration

January 01, 1998

Article

Many of the factors purported to influence accessing mental health services by men and ethnic minorities are systemic in nature, ingrained within our culture, and consequently, difficult to change (e.g., gender differences in attitudes toward help-seeking, ethnic differences in the use of alternative healing resources). However efforts have been made within the mental health system to make services more acceptable to men and minority group members who choose to, or are able to, access the system.

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