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Nativity Status and Depressive Symptoms Among Hispanic Young Adults: The Role of Stress Exposure


  • Kathryn Harker Tillman
  • Ursula Keller Weiss


This article documents nativity differentials in depressive symptoms among Hispanics during their initial years of adulthood and explores how ethnicity, sociodemographic characteristics, and exposure to stressful life events and changes in social roles help explain those differentials. Copyright (c) 2009 by the Southwestern Social Science Association.

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  • Kathryn Harker Tillman & Ursula Keller Weiss, 2009. "Nativity Status and Depressive Symptoms Among Hispanic Young Adults: The Role of Stress Exposure," Social Science Quarterly, Southwestern Social Science Association, vol. 90(5), pages 1228-1250.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:socsci:v:90:y:2009:i:5:p:1228-1250

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