Why is discrimination stressful? The mediating role of cognitive appraisal.

  • Kimberly R King
  • Published 2005 in Cultural diversity & ethnic minority psychology

Abstract

This study attempts to shed light on past findings that experiences of racial and gender discrimination are associated with poor psychological and physical health outcomes by investigating the role of cognitive appraisal as a mediator of the relationship between experiences of discrimination and affective stress reactions. African American female college… (More)

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