Ethnicity and sex as correlates of depression symptoms in a Canadian university sample.

@article{Dion1990EthnicityAS,
  title={Ethnicity and sex as correlates of depression symptoms in a Canadian university sample.},
  author={Kenneth L. Dion and Carlo Giordano},
  journal={The International journal of social psychiatry},
  year={1990},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={30-41}
}
Differences in the extent of depression symptoms were explored in a sample of Canadian university students representing Anglo-Celtic, South European, North European, East European, South Asian, and East Asian ethnocultural backgrounds in Toronto, one of the world's most ethnically diverse cities. Consistent with expectations, sex and ethnic differences in the self-reported strength of depression symptoms, as measured by the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), were found. Women scored higher… CONTINUE READING