The Relationships Between Race-Related Stress , Racial Identity , and Mental Health for Black Americans

@inproceedings{FranklinJackson2010TheRB,
  title={The Relationships Between Race-Related Stress , Racial Identity , and Mental Health for Black Americans},
  author={Deidre Franklin-Jackson and Robert T. Carter},
  year={2010}
}
The purpose of this study was to explore the relationships between race-related stress, racial identity, and mental health in a sample of 255 Black American adults. Hierarchical regression analyses indicated that racial identity and race-related stress predicted mental health; however, racial identity accounted for more of the variance in mental health. These findings provide evidence that a person’s racial identity must be considered when understanding race-related stress and mental health… CONTINUE READING

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