Joe's Case Study: Mental Illnesses In The United States

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There is a direct relationship between treatment delivery and individual ethnic/racial group, gender, developmental life-stages, location, and socio-economic group. These variations although are natural aspects of our lives, can bear negative connotations when a mental health diagnosis is involved. Some cultures don’t recognize mental illnesses, which complicates the situation. In Joe’s case he is a white male, married and has a daughter. It’s expected that a white male living in New Jersey can be a responsible working man providing for his family. Furthermore, the fact that he is Caucasian stresses the idea that he lives a better life than other ethnic groups. He is considered privileged and that could be implicated by many that he should

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