Psychological Study of Perceived Religious Discrimination and Its Consequences for a Muslim Population

Anaïs Ameline, André Ndobo, Nicolas Roussiau
2019 Religions  
This study focuses on the consequences of perceived religious discrimination on a Muslim population. Specifically, the purpose of this research was to assess the impact of perceived religious discrimination in the news media on a number of individual variables (self-esteem and perceived stress). It was also aimed at studying identification as a coping mechanism. A total of 88 Muslim participants took part in this study. The mediation analyses carried out confirm that group identification plays
more » ... entification plays a mediating role in the indirect relationship between perceived religious discrimination in the news media and perceived stress. This discussion highlights the benefits of social support against the deleterious effects of discrimination.
doi:10.3390/rel10030144 fatcat:fse5dr4zunfklh2e4whze6m6xi