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Title In and out of our right minds : the mental health of African American women / edited by Diane R. Brown and Verna M. Keith.

Publication Info. New York : Columbia University Press, [2003]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  362.2089 I35I    Check Shelf
Description xv, 301 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I. Introduction. A conceptual model of mental well-being for African American women / Diane R. Brown -- Part II. Mental health and mental illness among African American women. The epidemiology of mental disorder and mental health among African American women / Diane R. Brown and Verna M. Keith -- Part III. Race, gender, and cultural influences on the mental well-being of African American women. (Dis)respected and (dis)regarded: experiences of racism and psychological distress / Diane R. Brown, Verna M. Keith, James S. Jackson, and Lwarence E. Gary -- Violence and mental health / Evelyn L. Barbee -- Color matters: the importance of skin tone for African American women's self-concept in black and white America / Verna M. Keith and Maxine S. Thompson -- Part IV. Social roles, social statuses, and the mental well-being of African American women. Intimate relationships and psychological well-being / M. Belinda Tucker -- Low-income single black mothers: the influence of nonresident fathers' presence on mental well-being / Aurora P. Jackson -- Sho' me the money: the relationship between social class and mental health among married black women / Pamela B. Jackson -- Life ain't been no crystal stair: employment, job conditions, and life satisfaction among African American women / Anna L. Riley and Verna M. Keith -- Multiple social roles and multiple stressors for black women / Diane R. Brown and Donna L. Cochran -- Part V. Keeping on...keeping on. Keeping the faith: religion, stress, and psychological well-being among African American women / Karen D. Lincoln and Linda M. Chatters -- The benefits and costs of social support for African American women / Beverly A. Gray and Verna M. Keith -- Patterns of mental health services utilization among black women / Cleopatra H. Caldwell -- Part VI. Conclusion. In and out of our right minds: strengths, vulnerabilities, and the mental well-being of African American women / Verna M. Keith.
Subject African American women -- Mental health.
Black or African American -- psychology -- Statistics.
Black or African American -- statistics & numerical data.
Mental Health -- Statistics.
Women -- Statistics.
Added Author Robinson-Brown, Diane.
Keith, Verna.
ISBN 0231113781 cloth alkaline paper
9780231113786 cloth alkaline paper
023111379X paper alkaline paper
9780231113793 paper alkaline paper
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