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Child Maltreatment, Race, & Internalizing Problems: Evidence of a Mental Health Paradox?

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm 03/21/2018 12:00am Child Maltreatment, Race, & Internalizing Problems: Evidence of a Mental Health Paradox?

Presenter: Ashleigh Kysar-Moon, Sociology, Anthropology & Criminology Join Assistant Professor Ashleigh Kysar-Moon for a discussion on diversity, child maltreatment, and mental health. Health disparities scholars describe the existence of a mental health paradox; specifically, when black adults have higher levels of stress exposure compared to whites, yet have better mental health outcomes. Whether such a paradox exists among black youth with a history of maltreatment in unclear. Professor KysarMoon will also discuss the role psychosocial resources play in post-hoc analyses for better mental health.

Rod Library, West 27th Street,Cedar Falls, IA, United States University of Northern Iowa America/Chicago public
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Rod Library, West 27th Street,Cedar Falls, IA, United States

Presenter: Ashleigh Kysar-Moon, Sociology, Anthropology & Criminology Join Assistant Professor Ashleigh Kysar-Moon for a discussion on diversity, child maltreatment, and mental health. Health disparities scholars describe the existence of a mental health paradox; specifically, when black adults have higher levels of stress exposure compared to whites, yet have better mental health outcomes. Whether such a paradox exists among black youth with a history of maltreatment in unclear. Professor KysarMoon will also discuss the role psychosocial resources play in post-hoc analyses for better mental health.

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