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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
Racial/ethnic discrimination and health: findings from community studies.
The authors review the available empirical evidence from population-based studies of the association between perceptions of racial/ethnic discrimination and health. This research indicates thatExpand
Racial/ethnic discrimination and health: findings from community studies.
The authors review the available empirical evidence from population-based studies of the association between perceptions of racial/ethnic discrimination and health. This research indicates thatExpand
The mental health of Black Caribbean immigrants: results from the National Survey of American Life.
OBJECTIVES We examined the prevalence of psychiatric disorders among Black Caribbean immigrant ("Caribbean Black") and African American populations and the correlates of psychiatric disorders amongExpand
Race and unhealthy behaviors: chronic stress, the HPA axis, and physical and mental health disparities over the life course.
OBJECTIVES We sought to determine whether unhealthy behaviors play a stress-buffering role in observed racial disparities in physical and mental health. METHODS We conducted logistic regressions byExpand
Racism and the physical and mental health status of African Americans: a thirteen year national panel study.
This paper examined the relationships between the experiences and perceptions of racism and the physical and mental health status of African Americans. The study was based upon thirteen year (1979 toExpand
Methodological innovations in the National Survey of American Life
This paper provides an overview of the conceptualization and methods used in the National Survey of American Life (NSAL). The objectives of the NSAL are to investigate the nature, severity, andExpand
Reconsidering the role of social disadvantage in physical and mental health: stressful life events, health behaviors, race, and depression.
Prevalence of depression is associated inversely with some indicators of socioeconomic position, and the stress of social disadvantage is hypothesized to mediate this relation. Relative to whites,Expand
Religious Coping Among African Americans, Caribbean Blacks and Non-Hispanic Whites.
This study examined demographic predictors of attitudes regarding religious coping (i.e., prayer during stressful times and look to God for support, strength and guidance) within a national sample ofExpand
“White Box” Epidemiology and the Social Neuroscience of Health Behaviors
Crucial advances have been made in our knowledge of the social determinants of health and health behaviors. Existing research on health disparities, however, generally fails to address a knownExpand
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