Date of Award
Doctor of Philosophy
The concepts of urban psychosis and urban trauma rarely appear in scholarly literature. This study explores what urban psychosis is from a health perspective and how it affects African Americans who have lived in urban environments. The study also explores in what ways the experiences of people from inner-city neighborhoods illustrate the tenets of urban trauma and urban psychosis. Through an exploratory qualitative study, the researcher seeks to discover how urban dwellers experience urban psychosis and/or urban trauma.
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