Transnational ties and past-year major depressive episodes among Latino immigrants.

@article{Alcntara2015TransnationalTA,
  title={Transnational ties and past-year major depressive episodes among Latino immigrants.},
  author={Carmela Alc{\'a}ntara and Chih-nan Chen and Margarita Alegr{\'i}a},
  journal={Cultural diversity & ethnic minority psychology},
  year={2015},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={486-95}
}
Latino immigrants live in an increasingly global world in which maintaining contact with kin in the home country is easier than ever. We examined (a) the annual distribution of remittances burden (percentage of remittances/household income) and visits to the home country, (b) the association of these transnational ties with a past-year major depressive episode (MDE), and (c) moderation by Latino subethnicity or gender. We conducted weighted logistic regression analyses with the Latino immigrant… CONTINUE READING

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