ERIC Number: EJ437292
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Racism as a Disease: Etiology and Treatment Implications.
Skillings, Judith H.; Dobbins, James E.
Journal of Counseling and Development, v70 n1 p206-12 Sep-Oct 1991
Discusses racism from disease perspective. Posits underlying schema of irrelevance as cognitive structure acquired in childhood to cope with inconsistent data of racial oppression in ideologically egalitarian society. Sees schema coming into conflict with diversity in U.S. life and individual manifesting disease symptoms. Utility of group treatment designed for Caucasians in early stages of treatment is addressed, (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A