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Although equal opportunities for all races were obtained years ago, the profession of mental health lacks strong AA presence, which is a very probable cause for the lack of AA patient care. Historically, AAs have succumbed to the oppression of the Caucasian race by fighting to meet standards that they have set through education and profession. So, in this researcher’s views, the study of specifics in AA lifestyles is either looked away or viewed negatively by other ethnicities. These attitudes are shown in doctors’ visits and medical treatments in which increased unexplained side effect. Negative Views about AAs People of African descent have been viewed negatively by European descendants since the e... ... middle of paper ... ...research: An exploratory study.
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The purpose of this paper is to exemplify the healthcare crisis of African Americans within the broader context of American healthcare reform. In order for one to appreciate the depth of necessity for healthcare reform in the African American community, he or she must have a general understanding of the history of healthcare for African Americans. As stated by the institute of medicine in a study assessing the health and mental health disparities of African Americans, “The sources of these disparities are complex, are rooted in historic and contemporary inequities, and involve many participants at several levels, including health systems, their administrative and bureaucratic processes, utilization managers, healthcare professionals, and patients” (Snowden, 2012).. The discussion of healthcare reform, as it concerns African Americans, in large part, will be a discussion of the healthcare access, quality, and costs. A discussion of healthcare reform for African Americans from birth to death must include the issues surrounding the of the Affordable Care Act and Medicare.
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