Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 16, issue 2, P328-344 2005 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2005.0025 View full text
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Mohsen Bazargan, Shahrzad Bazargan-Hejazi, Richard S. Baker

Abstract: This study applied the Behavioral Model for Vulnerable Populations framework to examine the correlates of depression and the receipt of medical treatment among low-income Hispanics and African Americans residing in public housing. We compared three groups: those who reported (1) self-diagnosed but without physician-diagnosed depression, (2) depression diagnosed by a physician but who did not receive pharmaceutical treatment, and (3) depression diagnosed by a physician and antidepressant pharmacotherapy consume…

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