Saturday, January 28, 2023

Tag: black mental health

The Uphill Battle Against Los Angeles Police Killings

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From The Guardian: "Police shot Mack, a 30-year-old father of two, in the middle of a mall on the afternoon of 10 April, as...

Entire Black Communities Suffer Trauma After Police Shootings

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From YES! Magazine: "According to researchers, the incidents may contribute to 1.7 additional poor mental health days per person every year, or 55 million...

‘Blacks Are Immune From Mental Illness’

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In this piece for Psychiatric News, King Davis, Ph.D. senior research fellow in the School of Information at the University of Texas at Austin, writes...

Depression Test May be Inaccurate for Black Adolescents, Study Finds

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Researchers find that psychometric properties in the CES-D, developed for White adults, may not adequately measure the lived experience for Black adolescents.

Majority of Counselors Lack Training to Treat Racial Trauma, Study Finds

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The percentage of clients who have experienced racial trauma far exceeds the percentage of counselors who are trained to identify and treat it.