Mental Health Effects

  • The effects, and impact of microaggression creates feelings of alienation, along with causing anxiety, and crises of belonging.
  • Other effects include magnifying the difference in ways that can be alienating. It can even induce imposter syndrome or stereotype threat.
  • Imposter syndrome, and stereotype threat; The former is feeling insecure, undeserving, or unaccomplished enough to be in a particular setting while latter is the debilitation that can arise from the constant fear of validating a stereotype about people from your identity groupings.