Discrimination Experiences of Latina/os: Mental Health Outcomes, Emotional Responses, and Coping Mechanisms

Publication Year:
2010
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Repository URL:
https://wesscholar.wesleyan.edu/etd_hon_theses/527
Author(s):
Lucid, Leah Danielle
Tags:
Latina/o; Discrimination; Depression
thesis / dissertation description
Previous research has shown a relationship between perceived discrimination and negative mental health outcomes, but only a handful of these studies focus on Latina/o populations. This quantitative survey study explored the experiences of relatively subtle contemporary discrimination from the point of view of 82 Latina/os living in the U.S.