Racial discrimination ages Black Americans faster, according to a 25-year-long study of families

A study of 800 Black American families shows early experiences of racism have long-term consequences for physical and mental health.

Sierra Carter, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Georgia State University • conversation
Nov. 17, 2020 ~5 min

 poverty  mental-health  blacklivesmatter  aging  stress  health-disparities  disease  biomarkers  healthcare  quick-reads  research-brief  racism  living-longer-2020  african-americans  age  adolescents  health-behaviors  human-body  resiliency  racial-discrimination  american-academy-of-pediatrics  black-americans  black-health-disparities

Developing resilience is an important tool to help you deal with coronavirus and the surge in cases

In the time of the coronavirus, learning how to adapt to adversity belongs in your toolkit.

Keith M. Bellizzi, Professor of Human Development and Family Sciences, University of Connecticut • conversation
June 25, 2020 ~7 min

 mental-health  covid-19  coronavirus  pandemic  resilience  mental-illness  coronavirus-2020  psychotherapy  managing-emotions  resiliency

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