Acculturation and mental health : Current findings and recommendations for future research

  title={Acculturation and mental health : Current findings and recommendations for future research},
  author={Vamsi K. Koneru and Amy G. Weisman de Mamani and Patricia M. Flynn and Hector M. Betancourt},
Results of existing literature suggest that the relationship between acculturation and mental health is complex. Some studies have found a beneficial ssociation between increased acculturation and mental health, whereas others have found a detrimental association or no relationship at all. We eviewed literature on acculturation and mental health in Hispanics/Latino Americans, Asians/Asian Americans, and other ethnic groups. Results ndicate that greater acculturation is associated with increased… CONTINUE READING

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