Psychology & Psychiatry

Does experiencing racism contribute to depression during pregnancy?

In a recent study published in The Journal of Advanced Nursing that included pregnant Black women from multiple US states, feeling upset by experiences of racism in the 12 months prior to delivery was associated with significantly ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study reveals how racism takes its toll on the brain and body

Structural racism has not only psychosocial but also biological consequences. Discrimination has been shown to contribute to mental and physical disorders including obesity, depression, and addiction, but the biological pathways ...

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