Racial Trauma: Theory, Research, and Healing Introduction to the Special Issue

@article{ComasDaz2019RacialTT,
  title={Racial Trauma: Theory, Research, and Healing Introduction to the Special Issue},
  author={Lillian Comas‐D{\'i}az and Gordon C Nagayama Hall and Helen A. Neville},
  journal={American Psychologist},
  year={2019},
  volume={74},
  pages={1–5}
}
Racial trauma, a form of race-based stress, refers to People of Color and Indigenous individuals’ (POCI) reactions to dangerous events and real or perceived experiences of racial discrimination. Such experiences may include threats of harm and injury, humiliating and shaming events, and witnessing racial discrimination toward other POCI. Although similar to posttraumatic stress disorder, racial trauma is unique in that it involves ongoing individual and collective injuries due to exposure and… 
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