Islamophobia from an American Muslim Perspective
This chapter describes Islamophobia from the American Muslim perspective. It highlights the experience of American Muslims with an emphasis on the current sociopolitical climate. Effects of discrimination on Muslim mental health, help-seeking behaviors, and public health are discussed. To this end, the chapter discusses current efforts to support Muslim mental health.
KeywordsIslamophobia American Mental health Stigma Discrimination Arab Middle East Terrorism Surveillance Rehearsal Scales Media
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