Mental Health and Exposure to the United States: Key Correlates from the Hispanic Community Health Study of Latinos.

@article{Perreira2015MentalHA,
  title={Mental Health and Exposure to the United States: Key Correlates from the Hispanic Community Health Study of Latinos.},
  author={Krista M. Perreira and Nathan Gotman and Carmen R Isasi and William Arguelles and Sheila F Casta{\~n}eda and Martha L. Daviglus and Aida Luz Giachello and Patricia Lude{\~n}a Gonz{\'a}lez and Frank J Penedo and H. Salgado and Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller},
  journal={The Journal of nervous and mental disease},
  year={2015},
  volume={203 9},
  pages={
          670-8
        }
}
We examined the association between exposure to the U.S. and symptoms of poor mental health among adult Hispanic/Latinos (N = 15,004) overall and by Hispanic/Latino background. Using data from the Hispanic Community Health Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL), we estimated logistic regressions to model the risk of moderate to severe symptoms of psychological distress, depression, and anxiety as a function of years in the U.S. and six key psychosocial risk and protective factors. In unadjusted models… CONTINUE READING
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