African Americans and Depression: The Development of a Culturally Competent Depression Scale for Reducing Treatment Disparities

African Americans are more likely than Whites to be depressed for longer periods of time. In the traditional healthcare system, African Americans are frequently misdiagnosed and undertreated. The symptoms of depression among African Americans, according to research, are contradictory with the DSM-V. Previous Depressive scales did not reflect the depression symptoms of African Americans in…
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September 8, 2021 0