The Lasting Effects of History on African American Attitudes and Beliefs towards the American Healthcare System

Redding, Kendra (2015) The Lasting Effects of History on African American Attitudes and Beliefs towards the American Healthcare System. Undergraduate thesis, under the direction of Audwin Fletcher from Nursing, The University of Mississippi.

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Abstract

This thesis explores the effects that a history of medical exploitation has had on the African American community's likelihood of seeking healthcare. The thesis first delves into prominent historical instances that have had an impact on the way that the African American community views the medical community; next, the thesis explores institutional barriers to seeking healthcare that African Americans have faced; then, the thesis discusses the current health status of African Americans; lastly, the thesis discusses current improvements in healthcare relations, and explores future implications of the research.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Creators: Redding, Kendra
Student's Degree Program(s): B.S.N. Nursing
Thesis Advisor: Audwin Fletcher
Thesis Advisor's Department: Nursing
Institution: The University of Mississippi
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Depositing User: Kendra Redding
Date Deposited: 11 May 2015 03:07
Last Modified: 11 May 2015 03:07
URI: http://thesis.honors.olemiss.edu/id/eprint/456

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