Discrimination can be in the form of repeated mistreatment, verbal abuse, threats, humiliation, or intimidating behavior or conduct.
Ethnic prejudice, for example, is hostility or hatred based on flawed and rigid generalization of a certain ethnicity; discrimination is the act of denying individuals or groups the equal treatment that they deserve and may desire.
Effects of discrimination physically and emotionally:
Loss of self-esteem
Feeling stressed or unable to cope
The long-term effects could include:
Loss of motivation
Reduced individual rights
Limited access to services
Mental illness caused by stress