Depression and Anxiety among Youth Associated with Racism


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A review that showed cases of links between racism and child and youth health outcomes finds that there are strong connections between racial discrimination and an array of negative health outcomes such as low self-esteem and resilience, increased attitude problems and lower levels of wellbeing.

The review was conducted targeting young people between ages 12-18. It will be published in the October edition of Social Science & Medicine.


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