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This research was supported by the National Institute of Mental Health Grant MH44331 and 47525. We are indebted to the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health for providing the data for this research.
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Bui, K.T., Takeuchi, D.T. Ethnic minority adolescents and the use of community mental health care services. Am J Commun Psychol 20, 403–417 (1992). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00937752
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