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Are Familism Values, Family Communication, and Sleep Associated with Depressive Symptoms? An Investigation of Latino Youth Well-being over the Transition to College

Abstract The transition out of high school is a major milestone for adolescents as they earn greater autonomy and responsibilities. An estimated 69.2% of adolescents enroll in higher education immediately following high school completion, including increasing numbers of Latino adolescents (National Center for Education Statistics, 2016). Integrative model (García Coll et al., 1996) suggests a need for research on promotive and protective contextual factors for ethnic minority children and adolescents. Guided by the model, the proposed research will explore a salient Latino cultural value, familism, and family communication as predictors of changes in depressive symptoms from high school to university among Latino adolescents (N = 209; 35.6% male; Ma... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Park, HyeJung (Author) / Doane, Leah (Advisor) / Infurna, Frank (Committee member) / Updegraff, Kimberly (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Developmental psychology / Depressive symptoms / Familism values / Family communication / Latino adolescents / Sleep
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 83 pages
Language English
Note Masters Thesis Psychology 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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