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Dr. Farha Abbasi on Islamophobia in the United States During the Trump Era

For millions of Muslim Americans discrimination, hostility, and threats of violence are a reality

Posted: Jan 31, 2023

Dr. Farha Abbasi immigrated to the United States only a few months before the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and has spent her time since researching and studying islamophobia in the country as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Michigan State University.

She speaks to NewsPoint360 about anti-Muslim sentiments in American society, what programs are in place to support the mental health of Muslims who suffer the effects of Islamophobia and anti-Muslim prejudice, and the positive changes in political representation of Muslim Americans that signal evolving attitudes.

Learn more about Farha Abbasi's expertise and media appearances here: https://expertfile.com/experts/farha....

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For millions of Muslim Americans discrimination, hostility, and threats of violence are a reality.  "What toxic stress does to you is it changes your brain structures; it changes your cognition.  It affects you physically, mentally, your relationships, your academics, your sense of being.  It can shorten your lifespan."