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Guidelines for the Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Asian Clients
Guidelines for the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of asian clients
Population of Asians

In the 2000 U.S. Census, “Asian” and “Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander” were considered two distinct races (Grieco & Cassidy, 2001; for definitions of these races, see Box 2.1 in Chapter 2). The same racial distinction was considered in the 2010 census (Humes, Jones, & Ramirez, 2011). Clinicians, however, should be aware that the current multicultural literature with emphasis on the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of culturally diverse groups generally makes no distinction between Asians and Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders. Instead, the generic term Asian is used to designate three major subgroups in the U.S. population (Chae & Larres, 2010; Chung, Kim, ...

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