USA Today: Prof. Hahm’s Research on the Harms of Racism in ‘A Collective Trauma’

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A USA Today article on the collective trauma created by surging anti-Asian attacks looks to Professor Hyeouk Chris Hahm’s research for insight.

Excerpted from “‘A Collective Trauma’: Asian Americans Confront Mental Health Crisis Amid Rise of Racist Attacks” (USA Today) by Marc Ramirez:

quotation markStop AAPI Hate’s study found that one in five respondents who had experienced racism endured lasting psychological or emotional harm, while other research, led by professor Hyeouk Chris Hahm of Boston University’s School of Social Work and Harvard Medical School pediatrics professor Cindy Liu, found some individuals suffering from conditions associated with PTSD –– even those who did not directly experience hate incidents.”

Read the full article here.