African American Voices: African American Health Educators Speak Out

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 1999 - Health & Fitness - 212 pages
Prominent health educators explore the pressing cultural and health needs of African Americans. Discussions on child abuse, teenage pregnancy, mental illness, access to health care, racism, lifestyles, and community values depict the complexity of problems affecting African Americans from a cross-section of different communities. Essential for all nurse educators, students, and anyone interested in the future of health care. One of a four book series that explores the implications of cultural factors in the delivery of health care to particular communities Other titles in the VOICES series: Native American Voices: Native American Health Educators Speak Out Asian Voices: Asian and Asian-American Health Educators Speak Out Hispanic Voices: Hispanic Health Educators Speak Out
 

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Contents

African Americans and Participation
9
Cancer Among African Americans
29
The Abuse
75
Norfolk State University Resource
113
The Dance of Stress
137
Aging Caregiving Effects
163
Epidemiological Findings in Understanding
179
Index
207
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