Perspectives and research on the positive and negative implications of having multiple racial identities.

@article{Shih2005PerspectivesAR,
  title={Perspectives and research on the positive and negative implications of having multiple racial identities.},
  author={Margaret Shih and Diana T Sanchez},
  journal={Psychological bulletin},
  year={2005},
  volume={131 4},
  pages={569-91}
}
Much attention has been directed toward understanding the impact having a multiracial background has on psychological well-being and adjustment. Past psychological research has focused on the challenges multiracial individuals confront in defining a racial identity. The implication is that these challenges lead to outcomes that are psychologically detrimental. However, evidence to support this assertion is mixed. The authors review qualitative and quantitative empirical research examining… CONTINUE READING
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