Mental Illness In The African-American Community

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From a historical point of view, African Americans have been at a disadvantage in mental health through subjection to trauma through slavery, oppression, colonialism, racism, and segregation (Poussaint & Alexander, 2000).The research shows that these inequalities are not a new and have been existing for many years. Today, the growing number of mental illness in the African -American community shows the reoccurrence of the same

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