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Online racial discrimination, suicidal ideation, and traumatic stress in a national sample of Black adolescents

JAMA Psychiatry

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

About The Study: This study that included 525 Black adolescents found an association between individual online racial discrimination and posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and between posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and suicidal ideation. These risk factors are important to consider in continuing studies of the cause of suicidal ideation for Black adolescents in the U.S. 

Authors: Brendesha M. Tynes, Ph.D., of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, is the corresponding author.

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