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During the past 30 years, the study of racial and ethnic minority issues in psychology has evolved into what can now be considered a significant and rapidly growing field of study. This handbook presents a thorough, scholarly overview of the psychology of racial, ethnic, and minority issues in the United States. It covers the breadth of psychology viewed through the lens of the racial and ethnic minority experience. The stellar collection of contributing authors provide readers with a comprehensive work that focuses on the professional, methodological, social and developmental, clinical, and applied and preventive issues shaping the field today. Highlighting leading research and application in the area of ethnic minority psychology, the Handbook will help set the direction of scholarly work in the area for ...

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: Concepts, Issues, and Strategies for Practice With Racial/Ethnic Minorities
Cognitive-behavioral therapy: Concepts, issues, and strategies for practice with racial/ethnic minorities

Therapists are faced with significant challenges in attempting to provide services that take into consideration the cultural and social contexts of racial/ ethnic minorities. Most models that guide the practice of psychotherapy were developed based on the constructions and ideologies of middle-class mainstream American culture, with limited or biased consideration toward the client's race or ethnicity (Hays, 1995). During the past decades, increased attention has been focused on the need that therapists appreciate the diverse and complex experiences confronted by their racial/ethnic minority clients (Bhugra & Bhui, 1998; Fábrega, 1987; Kleinman, 1988; Manson, Shore, & Bloom, 1985; Rogler, Malgady, Costantino, & Blumenthal, 1987; Sue ...

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