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Title In and out of our right minds : the mental health of African American women / edited by Diane R. Brown and Verna M. Keith.
Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, c2003.

Subject African American women -- Mental health.
African Americans -- psychology.
African Americans -- statistics & numerical data.
Mental Health.
Genre/Form Statistics.
Alt Name Robinson-Brown, Diane.
Keith, Verna.
Description xv, 301 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0231113781 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780231113786 (cloth : alk. paper)
023111379X (paper : alk. paper)
9780231113793 (paper : alk. paper)
OCLC # 51855601
Table of Contents
 About the Contributors 
1A Conceptual Model of Mental Well-Being for African American Women / Diane R. Brown1
2The Epidemiology of Mental Disorders and Mental Health Among African American Women / Diane R. Brown, Verna M. Keith23
3Changing their Minds: Drug Abuse and Addiction in Black Women / Lula A. Beatty59
4(Dis)Respected and (Dis)Regarded: Experiences of Racism and Psychological Distress / Diane R. Brown, Verna M. Keith, James S. Jackson, Lawrence E. Gary83
5Violence and Mental Health / Evelyn L. Barbee99
6Color Matters: The Importance of Skin Tone for African American Women's Self-Concept in Black and White America / Verna M. Keith, Maxine S. Thompson116
7Intimate Relationships and Psychological Well-Being / M. Belinda Tucker139
8Low-Income Single Black Mothers: The Influence of Nonresident Fathers' Presence on Mental Well-Being / Aurora P. Jackson160
9Sho' Me the Money: The Relationship Between Social Class and Mental Health Among Married Black Women / Pamela B. Jackson173
10Life Ain't Been No Crystal Stair: Employment, Job Conditions, and Life Satisfaction Among African American Women / Anna L. Riley, Verna M. Keith191
11Multiple Social Roles and Multiple Stressors for Black Women / Diane R. Brown, Donna L. Cochran207
12Keeping the Faith: Religion, Stress, and Psychological Well-Being Among African American Women / Karen D. Lincoln, Linda M. Chatters223
13The Benefits and Costs of Social Support for African American Women / Beverly A. Gray, Verna M. Keith242
14Patterns of Mental Health Services Utilization Among Black Women / Cleopatra H. Caldwell258
15In and Out of Our Right Minds: Strengths, Vulnerabilities, and the Mental Well-Being of African American Women / Verna M. Keith277