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The National Survey of American Life: a study of racial, ethnic and cultural influences on mental disorders and mental health
The objectives of the National Survey of American Life (NSAL) are to investigate the nature, severity, and impairment of mental disorders among national samples of the black and non‐Hispanic white (nExpand
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Racial identity and academic attainment among African American adolescents.
In this study, the relationships between racial identity and academic outcomes for African American adolescents were explored. In examining race beliefs, the study differentiated among (a) importanceExpand
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Racial identity, racial discrimination, perceived stress, and psychological distress among African American young adults.
This study examines the direct and indirect relationships among racial identity, racial discrimination, perceived stress, and psychological distress in a sample of 555 African American young adults.Expand
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The prevalence of perceived discrimination among African American and Caribbean Black youth.
The present study examined ethnic, gender, and age differences in perceived discrimination and the association between perceived discrimination and psychological well-being in a nationallyExpand
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Racial identity, maternal support, and psychological distress among African American adolescents.
This study investigated the role of racial identity and maternal support in reducing psychological distress among African American adolescents. Both direct and indirect influences of multipleExpand
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Interviewer effects in public health surveys.
Interviewer effects can have a substantial impact on survey data and may be particularly operant in public health surveys, where respondents are likely to be queried about racial attitudes, sensitiveExpand
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Racial Discrimination and Racial Identity as Risk or Protective Factors for Violent Behaviors in African American Young Adults
This study examined the influences of racial discrimination and different racial identity attitudes on engaging in violent behavior among 325 African American young adults. The contributions ofExpand
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Adolescent Resilience: Promotive Factors That Inform Prevention.
Resilience theory provides a framework for studying and understanding how some youths overcome risk exposure and guides the development of interventions for prevention using a strengths-basedExpand
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The Church, the Family, and the School in the African American Community.
This article focuses on the church as a social institution and examines how it interacts with and influences two other important social institutions in society (as identified by Moberg, 1962)-theExpand
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12-month and lifetime prevalence of suicide attempts among black adolescents in the National Survey of American Life.
OBJECTIVE Provide nationally representative data on the prevalence and psychiatric correlates of suicidal ideation and attempts among African American and Caribbean black adolescents in the UnitedExpand
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