High-Profile Police Brutality Cases Harm Black Americans' Mental Health: Study

Ryan DeLapp, Ph.D., explains there is a growing recognition that exposure to racism can cause symptoms similar to post-traumatic stress disorder in some people. Dr. DeLapp is assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Einstein and an attending psychologist at Montefiore's Child/Adolescent Psychiatric Outpatient Division.

Additional Coverage includes WGBH (interview starts at :35)