Racial differences in symptoms of anxiety and depression among three cohorts of students in the southern United States.

@article{Latzman2011RacialDI,
  title={Racial differences in symptoms of anxiety and depression among three cohorts of students in the southern United States.},
  author={Robert D. Latzman and James A. Naifeh and David Watson and Jatin G. Vaidya and Laurie J Heiden and John D Damon and Terry L Hight and John Young},
  journal={Psychiatry},
  year={2011},
  volume={74 4},
  pages={332-48}
}
The present study aimed to extend the literature on mental health disparities in underserved areas by investigating racial differences in symptoms of anxiety and depression in three cohorts of school children in the Southern United States. White and African American students attending elementary, middle, and high school (n = 3,146) were administered a multi-dimensional measure of anxiety and depression. Racial differences were examined using categorical, dimensional, and latent-variable… CONTINUE READING

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