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- Published On: 2021-10-08 23:37:19
- Video Published/Author: Duke Health
- Video Duration: 00:03:21
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Language barriers, micro aggressions, acts of blatant discrimination or racism, and societal pressures all impact the Latinx community in unique ways. They combine to create disparities that negatively impact the mental health of Latinx people. Gabriela Nagy, an assistant professor in psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Duke University School of Medicine and Duke University School of Nursing, explains how all these factors can impact the mental health of the Latinx community and why it’s important to understand them.