Racism and psychosis

In this item you can find studies about the connection betwaan being a member of a disadvantaged minory group and psychosis

From Womb to Neighborhood: A Racial Analysis of Social Determinants of Psychosis in the United States

an article in the Amarican Journal of Psychiatry

Psychosis in US Inseparable from Racism and Structural Inequality, Researchers Argue

About the same article in Mad in America by Madison Natarajan, MS

 

On June 17th 2021 ISPS organized a webinar about this subject see ISPS webinar on racism

 

On the conference Stranger in the City in 2019 keynote speaker Wim Veling adressed the subject why people who are members of a low status minoritygroup have a bigger chance of developping  psychosis. See you tube

 

Please watch the films and look for the similarities: one of the suprising findings of Wim was that those who want to adapt to the majority group have the biggest chance of psychosis, and that anger is a protecting factor.
 

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