Depressive symptomatology among Mexican-American adults: an examination with the CES-D Scale.

@article{Garca1989DepressiveSA,
  title={Depressive symptomatology among Mexican-American adults: an examination with the CES-D Scale.},
  author={M. M. Castellano Garc{\'i}a and Gary Marks},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={1989},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={137-48}
}
The presence and persistence of specific depressive symptomatology among a large sample of Mexican-American adults (n = 3,084) were examined with the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression (CES-D) Scale. Compared to studies of Anglos, a substantially larger percentage reported persistent hopelessness about the future (29%), self-depreciation (21%), and lack of enjoyment out of life (14%). The prevalence of these symptoms was higher among those who had not adapted to mainstream American… CONTINUE READING

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