TITLE

Racist slights that Blacks face every day are linked to their higher illness rates: Study

PUB. DATE
October 1997
SOURCE
Jet;10/20/97, Vol. 92 Issue 22, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at the discovery that African Americans' experience of everyday discrimination or unfairness is related to their higher rate of ill health, according to a study by researchers at the University of Michigan (UM). The study's exploration of health, race and two types of discrimination; Comments from David R. Williams, associate research scientists at the UM Institute for Social Research and associate professor of sociology; The publishing of the study in the `Journal of Health Psychology.'
ACCESSION #
9710195472

 

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