The Influence of Visibility on Mental Health amongst the Muslim Female Population in the United States
Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
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Analyses of self reported data of a sample of 222 Muslim American women show that women who are more visibly Muslim have increased symptoms of anxiety and depression because the Hijab makes them more vulnerable to anti-Muslim discrimination and prejudice.
Antora, Sarika, "The Influence of Visibility on Mental Health amongst the Muslim Female Population in the United States" (2018). CUNY Academic Works.