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A study by Sue et al. (1991) on outpatient mental health services provided in LA found that ____________ had the best outcomes in terms of improvement in GAS (Global Assessment Scale), followed (in order) by Anglo, _________, and African American clients.

  • Hispanics
  • Asian


One study found that while a smaller proportion of ____________ than whites receive mental health services, they receive a disproportionate share of mental health services in the emergency room or psychiatric inpatient settings.

African Americans.


_______________ are underrepresented in both outpatient and inpatient settings.

Asian Americans.


A smaller proportion of ___________ and ___________ than Whites receive treatment for depression.

  • African Americans
  • Hispanics


A larger proportion of ____________ receive treatment for illicit drug use.

African Americans.


Overall, members of _____________ are more likely than ____________ to terminate therapy prematurely.

  • Ethnic and cultural minority groups.
  • Whites


Sue and Sue (2003) found that research indicates about ___% of clients from racial/ethnic minority groups dropout after the first session compared to ___% of White clients.

  • 50%
  • 30%


Sue et al. (1991) found that in clients of community mental health services, ____________ had a higher premature dropout rate than White Americans, __________ had a lower rate, and _________ had a rate similar to whites.

  • African Americans
  • Asians
  • Hispanics


Research on therapist-client matching in terms of race, ethnicity, or culture has produced __________ results.



Sue et al. (1991) found that ethnic matching reduced premature termination rates for ________, Hispanic, and ________ Americans, but not for ___________ Americans.

  • Asian
  • White
  • African


Sue et al. (1991) also found that matching was associated with improved treatment outcomes for __________ only.

Hispanic American.


Maramba and Nagayama Hall (2002) concluded that ethnic matching has a _________, but not significant, __________ effect on number of therapy sessions attended.

  • Small
  • Positive

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