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‘Hostile environment’ caused immense distress in black Caribbeans, study finds

Researchers say policy created more psychological distress to ethnic group than Covid lockdown effects on UK population

The UK’s hostile environment policies had a worse effect on the mental health of black Caribbean people than the coronavirus lockdown had on the wider population, researchers have found.

The study, by academics at University College London and funded by the Wellcome Trust, used longitudinal data from 58,087 people, with over 2,000 of these participants being from a black Caribbean background.

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