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An Integrative Approach to American Indian Mental Health

  • R. Dale Walker
  • Robin LaDue
Part of the Critical Issues in Psychiatry book series (CIPS)

Abstract

Contemporary American Indians face many health and social problems with established roots in North American history. Current programs designed to address the unique health needs of American Indians have undergone many difficulties, including an apparent lack of culturally relevant therapeutic approaches, a severe shortage of funding and personnel, and an uncertain administration of health policies.

Keywords

Mental Health Indian Community Indian People Tribal Group Indian Tribe 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Dale Walker
    • 1
  • Robin LaDue
    • 2
  1. 1.Seattle Veterans Admission Medical Center, and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral SciencesUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA
  2. 2.Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral SciencesUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA

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