Racial Discrimination as Race-Based Trauma, Coping Strategies and Dissociative Symptoms Among Emerging Adults

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U.S. National Library of Medicine

This journal article examines the concept of racial and ethnic minority individuals experiencing racial discrimination as a psychological trauma by discussing the relation between racial discrimination and dissociation, a common response to trauma exposure. It also examined whether active coping strategies specifically employed to cope with racial discrimination related to less dissociative symptomatology.

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