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Psychology | Preventing Adolescent Depression and Suicide Among Latinas - Resilience Research and Theory

Preventing Adolescent Depression and Suicide Among Latinas

Resilience Research and Theory

Romero, A.J., Edwards, L.M., Bauman, S., Ritter, M.K.

2014, VI, 75 p. 12 illus.

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  • ​​Includes new qualitative and quantitative findings with adolescent girls​
  • Presents cutting-edge multiracial feminist frameworks​
  • Provides suggestions for effective clinical work with Latina adolescents and their families​
  • Recommends future research directions
​​​​Since the 1960s, in comparison to other ethnic and gender groups​, a higher rate of depression and suicide ideation has been documented for Latina girls. This Brief offers a concise summary of contemporary research on this critical topic. Among the considerations are the influence of bullying, families, immigration, and culture on Latina adolescent mental health. Presenting cutting-edge multiracial feminist frameworks for new and existing empirical findings, this book serves to guide the future research agenda on this topic. Clinical recommendations are also included.​

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Adolescent Depression - Adolescent Suicide - Depression in Adolescent Girls - Latina Adolescent Mental Health - Latina Teens and Depression - Multiracial Feminist Framework

Related subjects » Medicine - Psychology - Public Health - Social Sciences

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