Laura Kohn-Wood, PhD, University of Virginia, Clinical Psychology, 1996


  • 1487 Citations
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Research interests

  • race
  • ethnicity
  • community psychology
  • and culture in relation to the development of psychological distress among diverse populations
  • ethnic and gender differences in experience of illness or mental disorders

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African Americans Medicine & Life Sciences
Racism Medicine & Life Sciences
Depression Medicine & Life Sciences
racism Social Sciences
Hope Medicine & Life Sciences
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders Medicine & Life Sciences
discrimination Social Sciences
Violence Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 1995 2019

  • 1487 Citations
  • 23 Article
  • 1 Chapter

Hope Springs: Moderating the Link Between Racial Discrimination and Depressive Symptoms for African American Emerging Adults

Khahra, A., Thomas, A., Caffery, S., Taylor, E., Stull, M., Beasley, C., Hudson Banks, K. & Kohn-Wood, L., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Black Psychology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

African Americans
6 Citations (Scopus)

Chill, be cool man: African American men, identity, coping, and aggressive ideation

Thomas, A., Hammond, W. P. & Kohn-Wood, L., Jul 1 2015, In : Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology. 21, 3, p. 369-379 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

African Americans

Ethnic Minority Mental Health Strengths in the United States

Kohn-Wood, L., Pollard, S., Becker Herbst, R. & Birichi, D. K., Jan 1 2015, Encyclopedia of Mental Health: Second Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 149-160 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Minority Health
Hispanic Americans
Mental Health
3 Citations (Scopus)
Social Identification
Social Distance
4 Citations (Scopus)

Posttraumatic stress disorder in African Americans: A two year follow-up study

Perez Benitez, C., Sibrava, N. J., Kohn-Wood, L., Bjornsson, A. S., Zlotnick, C., Weisberg, R. & Keller, M. B., Jan 1 2014, In : Psychiatry Research. 220, 1-2, p. 376-383 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
African Americans
Anxiety Disorders
Major Depressive Disorder