Lewis TT, Cogburn CD, Williams DR, Self-Reported Experiences of Discrimination and Health: Scientific Advances, Ongoing Controversies, and Emerging Issues, 2015: Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, Vol: 11, p10.1-10.34.

The paper discusses the controversies around the best approach to measuring experiences of discrimination, the significance of racial/ethnic discrimination versus overall mistreatment, the need to account for “intersectionalities”, and the importance of comprehensive assessments. These issues are discussed in detail, along with emerging areas of emphasis including cyber discrimination, anticipatory stress or vigilance around discrimination, and interventions with potential to reduce the negative effects of discrimination on health. The authors also discuss priorities for future research and implications for interventions and policy.

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Lewis TT, Cogburn CD, Williams DR, Self-Reported Experiences of Discrimination and Health: Scientific Advances, Ongoing Controversies, and Emerging Issues, 2015: Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, Vol: 11, p10.1-10.34.