About The Study: In this qualitative study of 36 Black veterans with chronic kidney disease, participants described feeling angry and resentful and experiencing stress as a result of encounters with racism. Some veterans also expressed a strong sense of distrust in the health care system coupled with a need to be hypervigilant during clinical encounters.
Authors: Shimrit Keddem, Ph.D., of the Corporal Michael J. Crescenz Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Philadelphia, is the corresponding author.
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