Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Health impact of support between African American couples when dealing with racial discrimination

(University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences) Experiences of racial discrimination are a common source of stress for African Americans, and research shows discrimination can have a damaging impact on physical and emotional health. Family studies researchers at the University of Illinois, knowing the interdependence of individuals in close, romantic relationships, wanted to know if this link between racial discrimination and health might be different for those in committed relationships.