A developmental-contextual model of depressive symptoms in Mexican-origin female adolescents.

@article{BmacaColbert2012ADM,
  title={A developmental-contextual model of depressive symptoms in Mexican-origin female adolescents.},
  author={Mayra Y. B{\'a}maca-Colbert and Adriana J. Uma{\~n}a-Taylor and Jochebed G. Gayles},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  year={2012},
  volume={48 2},
  pages={406-21}
}
The current study tested a developmental-contextual model of depressive symptomatology among Mexican-origin, female early and middle adolescents and their mothers. The final sample comprised 271 dyads. We examined the interrelations among cultural (i.e., acculturation dissonance), developmental (i.e., pubertal development and autonomy expectation discrepancies), and interpersonal (i.e., mother-daughter conflict and maternal supportive parenting) factors in predicting adolescents' depressive… CONTINUE READING

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