Healing ethno-racial trauma in Latinx immigrant communities: Cultivating hope, resistance, and action.

  title={Healing ethno-racial trauma in Latinx immigrant communities: Cultivating hope, resistance, and action.},
  author={Nayeli Y Chavez-Due{\~n}as and Hector Y. Adames and Jessica G Perez-Chavez and Silvia P Salas},
  journal={The American psychologist},
  volume={74 1},
Latinx immigrants living in the United States often experience the negative effects of systemic oppression, which may lead to psychological distress, including ethno-racial trauma. We define ethno-racial trauma as the individual and/or collective psychological distress and fear of danger that results from experiencing or witnessing discrimination, threats of harm, violence, and intimidation directed at ethno-racial minority groups. This form of trauma stems from a legacy of oppressive laws… 

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