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Louie Examines Discrimination, Resources, and Mental Health Among Black Americans

Posted: 1/20/2023 (CSDE Research)

In a recent article in Social Psychology Quarterly, “Vicarious Discrimination, Psychosocial Resources, and Mental Health among Black Americans“, CSDE Affiliate Patricia Louie uses data from the Nashville Stress and Health Study to answer the question “Does hearing about or witnessing someone else experience discrimination harm individuals mental health? Louie and colleagues examine how vicarious discrimination impacts depressive symptoms, anxiety symptoms, and anger among black americans and also whether mastery and self-esteem moderate the association between discrimination and each mental health outcome.

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