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Health issues in the black community / [edited by] Ronald L. Braithwaite, Sandra E. Taylor, and Henrie M. Treadwell.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass ; [Washington, DC] : APHA Press, c2009.
Εdition:
3rd ed.
Description:
xxxvi, 620 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
1. African American Health: An Overview -- 2. "Without Health and Long Life All Else Fails": A History of African Americans and the Elimination of Racial Disparities in Health Care -- 3. The Health Status of Children and Adolescents -- 4. The Health Status of Black Women -- 5. The Health Status of Black Men -- 6. Health and Black Older Adults: Insights from a Life-Course Perspective -- 7. Stigmaand Mental Health in African Americans -- 8. Homicide and Violence Among African American Youth: From Epidemic to Endemic? -- 9. Narrowing the Gap Between Supply and Demand Oforgans for Transplantation: Current Issues for African Americans -- 10. African Americans on the Front Line of Environmental Assault -- 11. The Impact of Incarceration on the Health of African Americans -- 12. Hypertension in African American Communities -- 13. A General Overview of Cancer in the United States: Incidence and Mortality Burden Among African Americans -- 14. Health Disparities: The Case for Diabetes -- 15. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus -- 16. Oral Health -- 17. Substance Use Disorders in the African American Community -- 18. Hiv/Aids in the Black Community -- 19. Tobacco Use and the Black Community in the United States: A Community-Focused Public Health Model for Eliminating Population Disparities -- 20. Alcohol Use and Consequences for Blacks -- 21. Nutrition and Obesity Issues for African Americans -- 22. Physical Activity -- 23. Chiropractic Medicine: Integral to Integrative Medicine -- 24. The Role of Black Faith Communities in Fostering Health -- 25. Community Health Workers in the Black Community: Building Trust/ Alleviating Pain/ And Improving Health Access -- 26. Using Social Marketing to Lessen Health Disparities -- 27. Fostering a Social Justice Approach to Health: Health Equity, Human Rights, and an Antiracism Agenda -- 28. Closing the Gap: Eliminating Health Disparities.
Subject(s):
African AmericansHealth and hygiene [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 9780470436790 (cloth)
  • 0470436794 (cloth)
LCCN:
2009033972
OCLC:
432240651
Related name:
RCP:
C - S