Reducing Racial Health Care Disparities: A Social Psychological Analysis.

@article{Penner2014ReducingRH,
  title={Reducing Racial Health Care Disparities: A Social Psychological Analysis.},
  author={Louis A. Penner and Irene V Blair and Terrance L Albrecht and John F. Dovidio},
  journal={Policy insights from the behavioral and brain sciences},
  year={2014},
  volume={1 1},
  pages={
          204-212
        }
}
Large health disparities persist between Black and White Americans. The social psychology of intergroup relations suggests some solutions to health care disparities due to racial bias. Three paths can lead from racial bias to poorer health among Black Americans. First is the already well-documented physical and psychological toll of being a target of persistent discrimination. Second, implicit bias can affect physicians' perceptions and decisions, creating racial disparities in medical… CONTINUE READING
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