Mental health, life stress and social support among young Norwegian adolescents with immigrant and host national background.

@article{Oppedal2004MentalHL,
  title={Mental health, life stress and social support among young Norwegian adolescents with immigrant and host national background.},
  author={Brit Oppedal and Espen R\oysamb},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of psychology},
  year={2004},
  volume={45 2},
  pages={131-44}
}
The first aim of the study was to investigate differences in level of mental health, life stress and social support among adolescents with immigrant and domestic background. A second aim was to identify culture group and gender specific sources of risk and protective factors and their relation to mental health. Questionnaire data were collected from 633 students, aged 13, in Oslo, Norway. Immigrant adolescents reported higher level of psychological distress and lower social support than host… CONTINUE READING

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