Wang, P., Gruber, M., Powers, R., et al. (2007). Mental Health Service Use Among Hurricane Katrina Survivors in the Eight Months After the Disaster. Psychiatric Services. 58(11): 1403-1411.
The authors examined use of mental health services by adult Hurricane Katrina survivors. They found that barriers (e.g., financial, attitudes towards treatment) kept some with serious mood or anxiety disorders from seeking treatment.