• Ichiro Kawachi


Effects of Racial Prejudice on the Health of Communities: A Multilevel Survival Analysis. Ichiro Kawachi, May 13, 2015, Paper.“Racism and prejudice negatively affect the health of those targeted. Recent experimental studies suggest that prejudice may also have a negative impact on individuals who harbor prejudicial attitudes. For instance, in one investigation, participants with high levels of racial prejudice experienced increases in the stress hormone cortisol during interactions with members of a different racial group but not interactions with individuals from their same group. In another study on stressful intergroup encounters…” Link