Racial Discrimination and Interpersonal Violence in Asian American Adolescents During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Racial discrimination targeting Asians in the United States has increased sharply since the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite a well-established link with mental/physical health outcomes, little is known about how racial discrimination relates to interpersonal violence, particularly in adolescents. To address this gap in knowledge, we examined cross-sectional and longitudinal (1-year follow-up) associations between racial discrimination and interpersonal violence perpetration and victimization in Asian American adolescents in a large US city.
Source: Journal of Adolescent Health - Category: Child Development Authors: Tags: Original article Source Type: research