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Longitudinal Study: LSIC
Title: Contributions of the timing and context of racial discrimination to health in Aboiriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
Authors: Cave, Leah 
Institution: University of Western Australia
Publication Date: Jul-2021
Keywords: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Racial Discrimination
Health Outcomes
Abstract: Racism is a social determinant linked to negative health outcomes in children and adults internationally. This thesis applied various quantitative analytic techniques to Australian longitudinal and cross-sectional studies - presenting studies which are among the few to explicitly focus on racial discrimination in children under 13 years, and the first to examine age of first exposure, incorporate racism into latent class analysis, and link racism to allostatic load in adults. Strong evidence for adverse mental health was observed in Aboriginal children under 15 years, while evidence of physiological dysregulation was observed in Aboriginal adults with high psychosocial stress and adverse health.
DOI: 10.26182/g9bn-cd10
Research collection: Theses and student dissertations
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