Status inequalities, perceived discrimination, and eudaimonic well-being: do the challenges of minority life hone purpose and growth?

@article{Ryff2003StatusIP,
  title={Status inequalities, perceived discrimination, and eudaimonic well-being: do the challenges of minority life hone purpose and growth?},
  author={Carol D. Ryff and Corey Lee M. Keyes and Diane L Hughes},
  journal={Journal of health and social behavior},
  year={2003},
  volume={44 3},
  pages={275-91}
}
Considerable prior research has investigated links between racial/ethnic status and diverse aspects of mental functioning (e.g. psychological disorders, quality of life, self-esteem), but little work has probed the connections between minority status and eudaimonic well-being. Derived from existential and humanistic perspectives, eudaimonia describes engagement in life challenges and is operationalized with assessments of purpose in life, personal growth, autonomy, environmental mastery, self… CONTINUE READING

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