Effects of Neighborhood Discrimination Towards Mainland Immigrants on Mental Health in Hong Kong

@inproceedings{Chen2019EffectsON,
  title={Effects of Neighborhood Discrimination Towards Mainland Immigrants on Mental Health in Hong Kong},
  author={Juan Chen and Zhonglu Li and Duoduo Xu and Xiaogang Wu},
  booktitle={International journal of environmental research and public health},
  year={2019}
}
Using data from a representative sample of Chinese adults who were surveyed in the Hong Kong Panel Study of Social Dynamics (HKPSSD), we estimate the effects of neighborhood discrimination towards immigrants from Mainland China on the mental health of Chinese residents in Hong Kong. Contrary to our expectations, discrimination towards immigrants from Mainland China measured at the neighborhood level is not associated with the poor mental health of post-1997 immigrants; instead, a higher level… CONTINUE READING

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