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Module 4: Untying the Knot

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss possible therapeutic approaches to mental disorders in African Americans

As the previous modules in this curriculum have shown, HIV-positive African Americans who also have mental disorders find their lives caught up in a complex knot as they face a unique set of challenges in receiving appropriate diagnosis, treatment, and support to live healthier, more productive lives.

Pre-training Assessment

  1. Regarding patients’ fears of mental health treatment, which of the following statements is True?
    1. A. The proportion of whites who feared mental health treatment was 2.5 times greater than the proportion of African Americans with the same fear.
    2. B. Comparable proportions of African American and white patients feared mental health treatment.
    3. C. The proportion of African Americans who feared mental health treatment was 2.5 times greater than the proportion of whites with the same fear.
    4.  
  2. Which of the following statements is True?
    1. A. Approximately twice as many white families as African American families have incomes below the federally defined poverty line.
    2. B. Approximately twice as many African American families as white families have incomes below the federally defined poverty line.
    3. C. Comparable proportions of African American and white families have incomes below the federally defined poverty line.
    4.  
  3. Is the following statement True or False?
    The limited number of African American mental health professionals is the only structural barrier to increased use of mental healthcare services among African Americans.
    1. True
    2. False
    3.  



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