Perceived Discrimination and Psychological Distress : The Role of Personal and Ethnic Self-Esteem

@inproceedings{Cassidy2004PerceivedDA,
  title={Perceived Discrimination and Psychological Distress : The Role of Personal and Ethnic Self-Esteem},
  author={Clare Cassidy and Christine Howe and David Warden},
  year={2004}
}
The present study aimed to draw on 2 theoretical models to examine the relationship between perceived ethnic discrimination and psychological distress in a sample of ethnic minority young people (N 154). Analysis provided no support for the hypothesis derived from the self-esteem theory of depression that self-esteem (personal and ethnic) moderates the discrimination–distress relationship. There was, however, partial support for a mediating role of self-esteem, as predicted by the transactional… CONTINUE READING

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