Tag: class issues and psychology
The Misery Filter
In this op-ed for The New York Times, Ross Douthat discusses the way we tend to "filter for misery," failing to recognize the private struggles...
Study Finds Racial and Class Discrimination in Psychotherapy
Are psychotherapists less likely to accept patients that are working class or black? According to a new study from the American Sociological Association, the answer is yes. The study, published in this month’s issue of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior, found that therapists in New York City were less likely to offer appointments to patients who were black or lower working-class.