Monitoring the mental health condition of ethnic and racial minorities is essential if actions to extenuate ethnic/racial disparities in health and health judiciousness use are to be based on empirical findings. population dramatically changes, new data are necessary to support policy decisions. The lack of quality data for Latinos and Asian Americans make it difficult to develop logical public policies needed to evolve interference and artistic style programs apropos for these populations.
Secondary Analysis of the National Latino Asian American Study (NLAAS) Dataset - Part II
The purpose of this two-part special issue is to highlight and showcase the empirical research that has been generated by the achievement of the NLAAS for subsidiary analysis and to promote more research using that dataset. Part 1 (March 2012) consisted of articles that focused mainly on psychopathology and psychic health studies, which was the main usefulness of the NLAAS study because it was an epidemiological study. Part 2 (this issue) includes studies that go beyond the epidemiological focus of the NLAAS to payoff plus of the rich data to examine issues related to education, discrimination, adjustment, and distress among Asian Americans.
National Latino and Asian American Study (NLAAS), 2002-03 | AAPI Data Repository
Abstract: The National latino and Asian American Study (NLAAS) provides status information on the similarities and differences in mental illness and service use of Latinos and Asian Americans. The NLAAS is one of the most comprehensive studies of Latinos and Asian Americans of all time conducted using up-to-date knowledge domain strategies in the design, sampling procedures, psychiatric assessments, and analytic techniques. The closing NLAAS sample consisted of 2,554 Latino respondents and 2,095 indweller American respondents.