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Psych Services article is subject of Psychiatric New Alert

A new Psych Services article, Rapid and Deferred Help Seeking Among African American Parents of Children With Emotional and Behavioral Difficulties, led by Jennifer Richmond, recent Gillings grad, with co-authors Leslie Adams, recent Gillings grad and Sheps fellow, and Kathleen Thomas, School of Pharmacy, is the subject of a Psychiatric News Alert, which is distributed widely.

This report found that African American parents were more likely to postpone seeking professional help for a child experiencing emotional or behavioral problems if they feared the child might be involuntary hospitalized and/or if their health insurance would not cover treatment.

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