Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 17, issue 2, P342-357 2006 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2006.0070 View full text
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Thomas P. Tarshis, Douglas P. Jutte, Lynne C. Huffman

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to determine the frequency of identification of psychosocial problems in Latino children by primary care providers (PCPs). This was a cross-sectional study of 269 low-socioeconomic status (SES), Latino children, ages 2-16 years, seen at a community clinic for well-child care. Primary care providers completed a World Health Organization checklist, which organized provider assessment of child psychosocial problems. Clinicians identified one or more psychosocial problems in 39.8% of …

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