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The Psychological Distress Endured by African American Women With Family Members in Prison

The Psychological Distress Endured by African American Women With Family Members in Prison

A new study led by Evelyn J. Patterson, an associate professor of psychology at Vanderbilt Univerity in Nashville, finds that this high incarceration rate of family members causes higher levels of depressive symptoms and psychological distress among African American women than previously understood.