Navigation Links
Hiding emotions may exacerbate depression among black men who confront racial discrimination
Date:3/14/2012

Enduring subtle, insidious acts of racial discrimination is enough to depress anyone, but African-American men who believe that they should respond to stress with stoicism and emotional control experience more depression symptoms, according to new findings from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

The study, "Taking It Like a Man: Masculine Role Norms as Moderators of the Racial DiscriminationDepressive Symptoms Association Among African-American Men," was published online March 8, 2012, in the American Journal of Public Health.

"We know that traditional role expectations are that men will restrict their emotions or 'take stress like a man,'" said study author Wizdom Powell Hammond, Ph.D., assistant professor of health behavior in UNC's Gillings School of Global Public Health. "However, the more tightly some men cling to these traditional role norms, the more likely they are to be depressed.

"It also is clear that adherence to traditional role norms is not always harmful to men," Hammond said. "But we don't know a lot about how these norms shape how African-American men confront stressors, especially those that are race-related."

Hammond studied the phenomenon researchers call everyday racism, which is marked not so much by magnitude or how egregious the prejudice and torment were, but by persistence and subtlety.

"It chips away at people's sense of humanity and very likely at their hope and optimism," Hammond said. "We know these daily hassles have consequences for men's mental health, but we don't know why some men experience depression while others do not."

Hammond studied data collected from surveys of 674 African-American men, aged 18 and older, carried out at barber shops in four U.S. regions between 2003 and 2010.

She found that everyday racial discrimination was associated with depression across all age groups. Younger men (aged under 40) were more depressed, experienc
'/>"/>

Contact: patric lane
patric_lane@unc.edu
919-962-8596
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Survey: Hiding risks can hurt public support for nanotechnology
2. People with anxiety disorder less able to regulate response to negative emotions, study shows
3. Anxiety Disorder Patients Process Emotions Differently
4. Bromley Brook Boarding School for Girls Creates Focus Cards to Help Students Regulate Emotions, Solve Problems
5. Even As Memory Fades, Emotions Linger
6. Managing the emotions behind eating
7. Botox May Temporarily Paralyze Emotions, Too
8. Executives who take the fewest risks have the most negative emotions
9. Emotions May Be Blunted in Alzheimers Patients
10. Stop Smoking Ads That Target Emotions Seem to Work Best
11. Work Teams Who Share Negative Emotions Better at Problem-Solving
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/30/2014)... REV'D Provision Co. announced today that REV’D® ... unique service called, The Feed . The Feed ... athlete. The Feed has taken the nutritional knowledge used ... to pass that information on to the everyday athlete. ... on The Feed!” says REV’D® marketing manager Matt O’Connor. ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... The Woodlands, TX (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 ... hospital system, released today its 2014 third quarter ... hospitals across Texas boasted infection rates of only ... also reported patient satisfaction scores exceeding 98 percent. ... this past quarter, which included rising satisfaction scores,” ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... WEDNESDAY, Oct. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists who ... the laboratory say their breakthrough could provide a new ... of stomach diseases. The team used human pluripotent ... cell in the body -- to grow the functional ... bacteria, a major cause of ulcers and stomach ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... WEDNESDAY, Oct. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many ... near campus, even though tanning increases the risk ... popular among young adults, particularly white women, so ... students, health, the researchers said. "Public health ... student population awareness of the harms that indoor ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... News) -- A new vaccine that could help prevent ... by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday. ... ages of 10 and 25 from invasive meningococcal disease ... The bacteria can infect the bloodstream (sepsis) and ... It is a leading cause of bacterial meningitis, and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Nutrition Experts at TheFeed.com Get REV'D 2Health News:Nutrition Experts at TheFeed.com Get REV'D 3Health News:Victory Healthcare Releases Q3 Satisfaction, Infection Rates 2Health News:Victory Healthcare Releases Q3 Satisfaction, Infection Rates 3Health News:Many U.S. Colleges Have Indoor Tanning Salons On, Near Campus: Study 2Health News:FDA Approves New Vaccine to Protect Against Meningitis 2
... In a survey of patients with chronic hepatitis C ... Digestive and Kidney Diseases-sponsored long-term treatment trial for patients ... approximately 40% acknowledged to interviewers at the time of ... the recent past used herbal products for health purposes. ...
... (TSX: MDS; NYSE:,MDZ), a leading provider of products ... filed restated 2007 quarterly reports under US GAAP,as ... 2007,annual report and financial statements in US GAAP ... restated quarterly reports also correct an error related ...
... APFC ) today announced that it will release ... 7, 2008. John R.,Gibson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, ... financial results and outlook of the,Company., The teleconference ... p.m.,PST. To access the call please dial (973) 582-2852 ...
... The Chrysler Foundation and,Kenosha (Wis.) Engine Plant today ... new Aquatics Center., Chrysler,s donation will help build ... the YMCA. The center will have two pools: a ... YMCA will break,ground for the aquatic center later this ...
... Iowa An anti-virus drug attacks influenza A by changing ... the virus to infect healthy cells, according to a recently ... Mei Hong, Iowa States John D. Corbett Professor in Chemistry, ... the effects of the antiviral drug amantadine on influenza A. ...
... research,organization, announced today that it has acquired the business ... located at Ninewells,Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, Scotland. Ninewells ... purchase of DDS supplements,Chiltern,s Clinical Research Unit in Slough ... has completed more than 700 Phase I trials.,The unit ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Silymarin does not affect virus activity or ALT levels in 2Health News:Silymarin does not affect virus activity or ALT levels in 3Health News:American Pacific to Release Financial Results and Hold Fiscal 2008 First Quarter Investor Teleconference 2Health News:The Chrysler Foundation and Kenosha Engine Plant Donate $100,000 to New YMCA Aquatics Center 2Health News:Iowa State chemists track how drug changes, blocks flu virus 2Health News:Chiltern Announced Today That it has Acquired the Business of Drug Development Solutions (DDS) 2Health News:Chiltern Announced Today That it has Acquired the Business of Drug Development Solutions (DDS) 3
(Date:10/30/2014)... 2014 Electrodes are devices that convert ... amplified to diagnose as well as treat several ... devices facilitate the detection of chemical reactions derived ... neurons of the patients. In addition, few electrodes ... current to perform minimally invasive surgical procedures. The ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... Oct. 29, 2014 CTI BioPharma Corp. (CTI) (NASDAQ ... months ended September 30, 2014. "During ... at the beginning of 2014 by securing a partner to ... expanding the market into countries where we do not have ... We believe this partnership will maximize the value of PIXUVRI ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... NEW YORK , Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... strong growth through 2013 with the introduction of ... are well-covered in Vaccines: The World Market. The ... vaccines, covering specifically commercialized vaccines and developmental vaccines ... protects not only individuals, but also entire communities ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Electrodes for Medical Devices Market (Diagnostic Electrodes - ECG, EEG, EMG, ERG and Fetal Scalp Electrodes, Therapeutic Electrodes - TENS, Pacemakers, Defibrillators, Electrosurgical and Other Electrodes) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, G 2Electrodes for Medical Devices Market (Diagnostic Electrodes - ECG, EEG, EMG, ERG and Fetal Scalp Electrodes, Therapeutic Electrodes - TENS, Pacemakers, Defibrillators, Electrosurgical and Other Electrodes) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, G 3Electrodes for Medical Devices Market (Diagnostic Electrodes - ECG, EEG, EMG, ERG and Fetal Scalp Electrodes, Therapeutic Electrodes - TENS, Pacemakers, Defibrillators, Electrosurgical and Other Electrodes) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, G 4CTI BioPharma Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2CTI BioPharma Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 3CTI BioPharma Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 4CTI BioPharma Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 5CTI BioPharma Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 6CTI BioPharma Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 7CTI BioPharma Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 8CTI BioPharma Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 9CTI BioPharma Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 10CTI BioPharma Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 11CTI BioPharma Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 12Vaccines 2014: World Market Analysis, Key Players, Trends, Pediatric and Adult Segments 2Vaccines 2014: World Market Analysis, Key Players, Trends, Pediatric and Adult Segments 3
... , , MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 16 ... patients in a Phase 2 clinical trial of CCX354, an ... CCR1 chemokine receptor for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). ... of CCR1, a chemokine receptor that drives the recruitment of ...
... , , ... - Studies Conducted at INRA-Agroparistech Laboratory Under Pr. Daniel,Tome,s Supervision ... International Bone and Mineral Society "Bone", Reveal new Benefits for,Peptan(TM) ... to consumer concerns regarding long-term bone health,Rousselot has carried out, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:ChemoCentryx Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Trial of CCX354 for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis 2ChemoCentryx Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Trial of CCX354 for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis 3ChemoCentryx Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Trial of CCX354 for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis 4ChemoCentryx Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Trial of CCX354 for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis 5Published in "Bone" Journal, Scientific Researches Confirm Peptan(TM) Hydrolyzed Collagen Benefits on Bone Health 2
... manual hemostasis analyzer that is ideal ... PTs, aPTTs, thrombins, fibrinogens and factor ... testing, this analyzer is small in ... time and labor saving benefits. Operation ...
... STart benchtop coagulation analyzers feature ... clot detection. This method eliminates ... other optically dense samples or ... and preprogrammed assays with curve ...
... Description,The STA-R Evolution is a fully-automated, ... the total laboratory automation line. Clotting, ... simultaneously in random access mode. The ... offers high throughput and rapid processing ...
The ACL 9000 together with an extensive test menu and superior technology is backed by high-quality service to keep the lab running efficiently....
Medicine Products: