Discrimination

Discrimination of tenants with a visual impairment on the housing market: Empirical evidence from correspondence tests

Pieter-Paul Verhaeghe, Ph.D., Koen Van der Bracht, Ph.D., Bart Van de Putte, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal  April 2016, Volume 9, Issue 2, Pages 226–233 Published online: October 24, 2015 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.10.002 Background According to the social model of disability, physical ‘impairments’ become disabilities through exclusion in social relations. An obvious form of social exclusion might […]

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Racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare use, delayed care, and management of diabetes mellitus in older adults in California

Kim G, Ford KL, Chiriboga DA, Sorkin DH.  Center for Mental Health and Aging, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487, USA. Giyeon.Kim@ua.edu.  J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012 Dec;60(12):2319-25. doi: 10.1111/jgs.12003. Epub 2012 Nov 29. This study examined racial and ethnic differences in healthcare use, delayed care, and management of care of older adults with a […]

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Disparities in mental health service use of racial and ethnic minority elderly adults

Jimenez DE, Cook B, Bartels SJ, Alegría M.  Dartmouth Centers for Health and Aging, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA. daniel.e.jimenez@dartmouth.edu.  J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013 Jan;61(1):18-25. doi: 10.1111/jgs.12063. Epub 2012 Dec 18. OBJECTIVES: To apply the Institute of Medicine definition of healthcare disparities, to measure disparities in different aspects of episodes of mental […]

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Minority Community Grant

Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council        Format             Grant provided by the National Council on Disability According to the National Council on Disability, people with disabilities who are also members of minorities face double discrimination and double disadvantage in our society and still encounter discrimination in accessing services and supports.  To  ensure that funding reflects the […]

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Perceived discrimination, traditional practices, and depressive symptoms among American Indians in the upper Midwest.

American Indian adults are thought to experience significant depressive symptoms at rates several times higher than adults in the general population, yet we know very little about factors associated with depressive symptoms among this under studied group. Many researchers have argued that depressive symptoms are associated with conflicts between American Indian traditional cultural values, practices, […]

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