Perceived discrimination and health: a meta-analytic review.

  title={Perceived discrimination and health: a meta-analytic review.},
  author={Elizabeth A Pascoe and Laura Smart Richman},
  journal={Psychological bulletin},
  volume={135 4},
Perceived discrimination has been studied with regard to its impact on several types of health effects. This meta-analysis provides a comprehensive account of the relationships between multiple forms of perceived discrimination and both mental and physical health outcomes. In addition, this meta-analysis examines potential mechanisms by which perceiving discrimination may affect health, including through psychological and physiological stress responses and health behaviors. Analysis of 134… 

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