ERIC Number: EJ607705
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Racial Discrimination, Coping, Life Satisfaction, and Self-Esteem among African Americans.
Utsey, Shawn O.; Ponterotto, Joseph G.; Reynolds, Amy L.; Cancelli, Anthony A.
Journal of Counseling & Development, v78 n1 p72-80 Win 2000
Study examines the coping strategies used by African Americans in managing the stressful effects of racism. Results indicate that women preferred avoidance coping for racism experienced on a personal level. For African Americans in general, seeking social support and racism condition were the best predictors of racism-related stress. Life satisfaction and self-esteem were best predicted by avoidance coping. (Contains 30 references.) (Author/GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Avoidance Behavior