The mental health status of young Hispanic women residing along the border: a twin cities comparison.

@article{Russell1999TheMH,
  title={The mental health status of young Hispanic women residing along the border: a twin cities comparison.},
  author={Anneliese Russell and Martha Johanna Susanna Williams and Patricia Aylward Farr and A. James Schwab and S Plattsmier},
  journal={Women & health},
  year={1999},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={
          15-32
        }
}
A number of studies report comparisons among ethnic/ racial groups in terms of health attitudes, health practices, and socio-economic and mental health status. Of special concern is the mental health status and coping potential of young women of childbearing age because of the special vulnerability of individuals in this group and the vulnerability of their children. The well-being of future generations is at stake when maladaptive functioning compounded by severe social conditions create a… CONTINUE READING